Articles Tagged With ‘Shooting’




CHP officer fires shot in roadside brawl near Camp Roberts

A high-speed chase on Highway 101 morphed into a roadside brawl near Camp Roberts that involved a CHP officer firing a shot at a suspect. The officer feared for his life after being attacked with a “shiny object,” according to... (Continue reading)

Two men shot in three days in Santa Maria

Two men suffered gunshot wounds in a recent span of about three days in Santa Maria. Both victims survived with injuries that police say are not life-threatening. Police have yet to catch any suspects in either of the shootings. In... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed suspect identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two deputies who shot and killed a 34-year-old man on Highway 101 in Atascadero early Tuesday morning as Senior Deputy Greg Roach and Deputy Jonathan Calvert. Sheriff’s officials describe Roach... (Continue reading)

Sheriff identifies suspect shot and killed by deputies

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whom deputies shot and killed on Highway 101 early Tuesday morning as Josue Gallardo, 34. Gallardo pulled a gun on a pair of deputies, prompting them to shoot him,... (Continue reading)

Deputies shoot and kill suspect in Atascadero

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies shot and killed a man on Highway 101 in Atascadero early Tuesday morning. The suspect pulled a gun on the deputies, prompting them to shoot him, according to the sheriff’s office. Around midnight, deputies... (Continue reading)

Man convicted of Hollywood murder of woman from Morro Bay

A Los Angels jury convicted a marijuana dispensary security guard and small business owner for the murder of Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, who grew up in Morro Bay. Ezeoma Obioha, 32, is now facing the possibility of receiving life in... (Continue reading)

Man on trial for Hollywood murder of woman from Morro Bay

A marijuana dispensary security guard is standing trial for the murder of Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, who grew up in Morro Bay. Melvin was shot and killed in Hollywood by a gunman who walked up behind her, fired one round... (Continue reading)

Drug motive suspected in Paso Robles shooting

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives suspect a drug-related motive in the rural Paso Robles gun battle that left three people wounded Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon, the reported victim in the shooting remains in the intensive care unit... (Continue reading)

Witness says man fatally shot by Lompoc police was lying on ground

A woman who claims to have witnessed Monday’s fatal shooting in Lompoc says the man who was shot and killed was lying on the ground when an officer opened fire on him. The alleged witness also disputes the Lompoc Police... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police shoot and kill man with knife

A Lompoc police officer shot and killed a 27-year-old man who was fleeing authorities while holding a knife. The man confronted officers with the knife prior to being shot, according to the Lompoc Police Department. At 8:04 a.m. Monday, a... (Continue reading)