Shasta County Authorities Identify Man Shot and Killed During “Violent” Struggle with Officers

Shasta County authorities have identified the 19 year old man shot and killed by Redding police last week as a known gang member. The Sheriff’s Office says an officer shot Scott Deen in the chest following a violent struggle Friday, in which Deen allegedly tried to stab an officer. Four officers were involved in the incident…the four are on paid administrative leave. During a press conference Monday, officials said Deen had an extensive criminal background.

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