Yuba City man fatally shot by police identified

Mar 17, 2014 4:11 PM

The Yuba City Police Department has identified the man shot by officers last Thursday as 60-year-old Stanley Thomas.

The Yuba City Police Department responded to reports that Thomas was threatening his neighbors at the 2900 block of Hillview Drive around 9:45 p.m. Thursday Mach 13.

When officers arrived they knocked on Thomas’ door and he answered armed with a gun. Officers ordered Thomas to put down his weapon, he refused and officers fired at him. The man returned gun fire with officers and moved towards the east side of the residence where he was fatally shot.

This is the second fatal officer involved shooting in Yuba City in the last month and a half. On January 26, 2014 Yuba City Police shot Kevin McCoshum outside of his home after he refused to put down a rifle.


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