Articles Tagged With ‘officer 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)

Officers release videos, details of fatal shooting in Lompoc

By KAREN VELIE Officers released additional details and multiple videos of the robbery and fatal shooting involving a Lompoc police officer at Circle K convenience store on Dec. 28. A Lompoc police officer shot and killed an armed 20-year-old man... (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)

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)