Man killed by security guard at Chumash Casino

A grainy image shows the moments following a fatal shooting at Chumash Casino Resort on Feb.

20, 2018. (Credit: Benjamin Garcia)

Man killed by security guard at Chumash Casino

A grainy image shows the moments following a fatal shooting at Chumash Casino Resort on Feb.

20, 2018. (Credit: Benjamin Garcia) SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - One person is dead in an overnight shooting at Chumash Casino Resort in the Santa Ynez Valley. The shooting happened at 2:15 a.m.

Tuesday in a casino parking lot, according to multiple witnesses. Sheriff's officials say a scuffle between a security guard and another male, possibly a guest at the resort, led to the shooting. Authorities say the security guard shot the adult male and he died at the scene.

What led to the fight and ultimately the shooting is under investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.

We have also learned the casino has been blocked off and no one is being allowed in while the scene is investigated.

We will update this story when new information becomes available.

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