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Wednesday 02/20/2019 4:14 PM - Shooting Incident Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Shooting Incident Update
Date and Time of Incident: 2-15-19, Approximately 2:45 AM
Place of Occurrence: 1300 block of 6th Street, Los Osos
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Ian Arthur James, 31, Los Osos
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing new information regarding a shooting incident which occurred in the 1300 block of 6th Street in Los Osos. On 2-15-19, when Deputies arrived on scene they discovered a man outside a home who had been shot. Detectives believe the man had tried breaking into the home and the male resident inside shot at the subject. Detectives have identified the suspect as 31-year-old Ian Arthur James of Los Osos. James was not taken into custody at the time because of his medical needs which required hospitalization. Detectives are now working with the District Attorney's Office to file charges of attempted burglary against James. The investigation is continuing.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 02/20/2019 4:14 PM