DA Rules Justifiable Homicide in 2018 Officer Involved Shooting
David McNabb mugshot from 2014 (Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Office)
Source: Santa Barbara County District Attorney
PUBLIC REPORT ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING OF DAVID MCNABB BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON DECEMBER 28, 2018
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the investigation, conducted by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, of the homicide of David McNabb, age 43, occurring on December 28, 2018, in the County of Santa Barbara, California.
The following analysis is based upon investigative reports, coroner’s reports, video and audio recordings, photographs, and witness interviews taken during the investigation conducted by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (“SBSO”) and submitted to this office by SBSO Detective Ruben Esparza.
The District Attorney finds the shooting was a justifiable homicide under Penal Code section 196(2).
This detailed analysis is posted on the Office of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney website at www.countyofsb.org/da.
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