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Man Shot To Death In Confrontation With Santa Barbara Police Still Not Being Identified

Posted on Monday, September 2, 2013 8:31pm

Authorities still aren’t releasing many details of a fatal confrontation between a man with a knife, and a police officer in Santa Barbara.

The officer reported trying to stop a man walking near Victoria, and De la Vina Streets at around 11:30 Sunday night.  Department investigators say the man was in possession of a large fixed blade knife, and refused to comply with multiple orders to stop, and drop the weapon. 

The officer then opened fire, fatally wounding the man. People in the area say they heard multiple shots fired.

The name of the man hasn’t been released yet.

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