Articles Tagged With ‘officer involved fatal shooting’

Grover Beach police release video of officer shooting, killing a man

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Grover Beach Police Department has released video footage of an officer shooting and killing a man who threatened to shoot the policeman last month. In the footage, Aaron Edward Gardner, 41, of Independence, Missouri, claimed he... (Continue reading)

Man killed by Grover Beach officer allegedly had replica gun, threatened to shoot

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN The man shot and killed by a Grover Beach police officer Saturday evening allegedly had a replica firearm, with which he threatened to shoot the policeman.  Shortly after 6 p.m., dispatchers sent Grover Beach officers to... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police shoot, kill alleged robber on crime spree

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Lompoc police officer or officers reportedly shot and killed an armed man who attempted two robberies and a carjacking at a Circle K overnight Thursday and early Friday morning.  Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, an... (Continue reading)

District attorney finds fatal Santa Maria police shooting justified

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office has ruled a Santa Maria police officer was justified in using deadly force when, at the end of a long standoff last year, he shot and killed a man armed... (Continue reading)

Details, video of Oxnard officer involved fatal shooting

By KAREN VELIE An Oxnard Police officer shot and killed a man brandishing a knife after the suspect refused to drop the weapon and continued approaching officers even after he was tased and shot with a rubber bullet. Detectives released... (Continue reading)