Man shot and killed by Lompoc police identified

Travis Daniel Carlon Death – Obituary : 32-year-old Travis Daniel Carlon, of Lompoc was shot and killed by Lompoc police officers after he allegedly barricaded himself inside a home.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said Carlon was shot and killed Saturday by Lompoc police officers as he barricaded himself inside a home after officers responded for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.

Detectives said the suspect approached the door and pointed a handgun at three officers.

The officers opened fire and Carlon was fatally wounded.

The officers were not injured in the shooting.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in the investigation.

The Lompoc Police Department is handling the criminal investigation for the original assault call.

The officers who fired on Carlon have yet to be identified.

This is the second officer-involved shooting of 2021 in Lompoc, police said.