Fatal Police Shooting Ruled Justified

Killing of Robert Reyes Ruled OK by DA

POSTED: 11:56 AM PDT Sep 19, 2013    UPDATED: 07:52 PM PDT Sep 19, 2013 
SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

News Release from the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office:

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department of the homicide of Robert Reyes that occurred on August 2, 2012, in Santa Maria, California.

The District Attorney finds the shooting was a justifiable homicide under Penal Code Section 196(2).

The entire news release is here:  http://www.countyofsb.org/DA/msm_county/documents/FINALReyesOIS_DARPT.pdf