Posted: Sep 3, 2013 3:24 PM by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News
The man shot and killed by a Santa Barbara Police officer late Sunday night has been identified as Brian Phillip Tacadena, 46, of Santa Barbara.
The shooting happened around midnight on the corner of De La Vina and Victoria streets in Santa Barbara.
Police tell KSBY an officer saw Tacadena walking with a knife on the sidewalk. When the officer tried to stop him, police say Tacadena approached the officer.
That's when the officer, who was not injured, shot and killed Tacadena.
No other information is being released at this time.
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