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Man Dead Following Confrontation With Security At Central Coast Casino

Authorities aren’t releasing details about a confrontation between security staff members and a man at a Central Coast casino which left the man dead.

It happened just after two a.m. Tuesday, near the Chumash Casino in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Two Chumash Security investigators were involved in a confrontation with a man outside the casino near a parking structure. The investigators called Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies for help, but before officers could reach the scene shots were fired.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported. The name of the man, and other details surrounding the incident haven’t been released yet.

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