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Nov. 3, 2016

DA Finds Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Barstow Justified

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.– The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the fatal officer-involved shooting of Nathaniel Pickett, 29, of Barstow, by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Woods on Nov. 19, 2015.

Under the facts, circumstances and the applicable law, Deputy Woods was legally justified in using deadly force to protect himself and others. Click here to download a copy of the written case evaluation.

UPDATE TO REPORT: The video link listed in the report is no longer active. It has since been moved to the following location:

Contact: Christopher Lee, Public Affairs Officer (909) 382-3665 or via email at or via text at (909) 782-5559




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