The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians owns and operates the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. Photo from Chumashcasino

Chumash Tribe banned man from casino but he returned and was shot

A man who was shot and killed at the casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians had been banned from the property in southern California, according to the local sheriff.

Jose Guido was known to security at the Chumash Casino Resort, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said in a press release. He was confronted in a parking structure at the facility in the early morning hours of February 20 and told to leave.

That's when he grabbed a taser that a casino security investigator was carrying and used it against the investigator, the sheriff said.

"The Chumash Security Investigator subsequently shot Guido three times, causing fatal injuries," the sheriff said.

The sheriff completed an investigation and has forwarded the case to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office. It is not known if anyone will face charges in connection with the incident.

Read More on the Story:
Details Released in Chumash Casino Shooting (The Santa Barbara Independent February 26, 2018)
Man killed by Chumash Casino security stole taser, used it against guard, police say (The San Luis Obispo Tribune February 23, 2018)
Man Shot Dead By Security Officer at Chumash Casino Resort Had Been Banned from Property (Noozhawk February 23, 2018)
Sheriff: Man killed at Chumash Casino had zapped guard with Taser (KSBY February 23, 2018)

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