Articles Tagged With ‘Shooting’




California deputy shot at point-blank range

A man on the run after allegedly shooting and killing a sheriff’s deputy at point-blank range was caught Sunday afternoon when he tried to steal a woman’s purse. [NBC News] David Machado, 37, shot Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputy David Wallace,... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man arrested for shooting, standoff

Lompoc police arrested a man Saturday after he shot another man in the face with a pellet gun and then barricaded himself in a residence. Shortly after 3 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 500 block... (Continue reading)

Man shot in Santa Maria, shooter on the loose

A day after police shot a man in Santa Maria, a gunman shot and wounded a man at a gas station in the city. The two shootings are unrelated. Police are still searching for the gas station shooter. At 4:11... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria police shoot and kill suicidal man, video

UPDATE: The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department has identified the man killed by Santa Maria police as 31-year-old Javier Gaona. ORIGINAL: In an apparent suicide by cop, Santa Maria police officers shot and killed a man Wednesday who charged at them... (Continue reading)

Fresno police release video of officers killing unarmed man

Amid a national debate on fatal police shootings, the Fresno Police Department released body camera footage showing officers shooting and killing an unarmed 19-year-old man. By doing so, Fresno police broke ranks with other law enforcement agencies, which rarely easily... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police identify parties in officer shooting

The Atascadero Police Department has released the identities of the officer who fired a shot and the suspect who was wounded in a July 4 altercation. The officer is on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation into the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police shoot man armed with metal bar

As with the city of Santa Maria, Atascadero had a shooting on July 4, though it did not result in a death. An Atascadero officer shot and wounded a man who was approached police with a metal bar after ramming... (Continue reading)

Man fleeing DUI checkpoint opens fire on 10 deputies

A Southern California man opened fire at 10 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies while fleeing a DUI checkpoint. The suspect shot and wounded two of the deputies. [LA Daily News] On Thursday, a motorcycle deputy pulled over Burbank resident Juan... (Continue reading)

Man shot and wounded in Santa Maria

A man suffered a gunshot wound in Santa Maria late Wednesday night. He survived and is in stable condition in the hospital. [KSBY] The shooting occurred in the 200 block of N. Smith Street. Officers responded and found the victim... (Continue reading)

Man reportedly shot on Atascadero off-ramp

A shooting on a Highway 101 off-ramp in Atascadero left a man bleeding Saturday, according to the city’s police department. But, everyone involved in the shooting reportedly fled, and police have not identified any suspects or victims. At approximately 7:23... (Continue reading)