Dec 13, 2013 8:22 PM by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News

DA finds officer involved shooting was justified

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office released a report Friday on the officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of Brian Tacadena.

Tacadena, 46, was shot to death by a Santa Barbara police officer on September 1, 2013. Police said Tacadena, who was associated with a gang, came at the officer with a knife. The officer was not injured.

After investigating the case, the District Attorney said the officer acted reasonably and the shooting was justified.

To read the full report, click here.



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