Articles Tagged With ‘officer shooting’

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)

San Luis Obispo releases video, details of fatal officer shooting

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo Police Department released additional details and a video today of the shootout with the man who took the life of officer Luca Benedetti and injured another officer. Shortly before 5 p.m. on May... (Continue reading)