LOMPOC, Calif. (AP) — Santa Barbara County authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an assault suspect by Lompoc police.
The shooting occurred after officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon Saturday evening.
Statements from the Lompoc Police Department and the county Sheriff’s Office say the suspect barricaded himself inside a home and did not respond to the officers, then came to the door and pointed a gun at them.
The suspect was killed and the three officers who were involved were not injured.
The Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Lompoc department in the investigation.