Student shot and killed by Cal State U. San Bernardino Police

By Angela Ratzlaff

Daily Forty-Niner, California State U.-Long Beach via UWIRE

Cal State U. San Bernardino student Bartholomew Williams, 38, was shot and killed by CSUSB University Police at 6:56 p.m. on Saturday, according to a San Bernardino Police Department press release.

University Police responded to a call from University Village, an off-campus residential area for students, regarding a disturbance that involved Williams, according to the press release.

After making contact with Williams in the hallway of the dorm, Williams allegedly became aggressive, according to the press release. Police responded to the resistance and, fearing for their safety, fired shots and striking Williams.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the press release.

The San Bernardino Police Department is handling the investigation.

San Bernardino Sergeant Shauna Gates declined to comment on the incident.

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