Officer Involved Shooting


UPDATE: Please see “CSUSB Community Expresses Sadness Over Tragedy.”

California State San Bernardino University Police Officers responded to the University Village, an off campus student housing complex, regarding a disturbance involving the suspect, 38-year-old graduate student Bartholomew Williams.

Officers made contact with Williams in the hallway of his dorm.

During the contact Williams became aggressive and an altercation occurred. Officers fearing for their safety fired their weapon striking Williams.

Williams was pronounced deceased at the scene.

One officer received medical treatment at an area hospital for non-life threatening injury.

Investigators from the city of San Bernardino Police Department are handling the investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Flesher at (909) 384-5655 or Sergeant Robertson at (909) 841-5361.