Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin says everything that happened the night Francisco Serna was shot followed department policy. The District Attorney's office, California Department of Justice and FBI are all still investigating the case.
BPD announced Thursday that the fatal shooting of Francisco Serna has been justified.
A Bakersfield Police Department Critical Incident Review Board has cleared the police officer who shot and killed Francisco Serna.
Serna was shot and killed in December in front of his home in Southwest Bakersfield.
Officer Reagan Selman was under review. The board found that all shots fired by Selman were within department policy.
The Bakersfield Police Department will hold a press conference to discuss the outcome at 3:30 today at the Bakersfield Police Department auditorium.
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