Santa Maria police on 6/5 shot and killed a man they believe stabbed a woman to death inside an apartment in the 300 block of West Williams Street. Officers were dispatched to the location on a domestic violence call and found the man barricaded inside the apartment with a number of firearms, authorities said. Details remain slim, but during the ensuing confrontation with officers, the suspect was fatally shot. The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.


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