By Miriam Raftery
May 8, 2019 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police Department has identified Officer Roberto Nava as the officer who discharged his firearm May 2nd, injuring a trespassing suspect armed with a knife. Nava has been with the LMPD for five years.
The incident occurred on May 2nd at 7920 Rainey Street at 9:15 a.m. Officer Nava fired three shots, striking Daniel Chase McKibben in the shoulder and hand.
Officers had responded to a call reporting a trespasser who refused to leave the residence.
The case has been referred to the District Attorney for prosecution.
McKibben is also a person of interest in a homicide that occurred May 1st on Niagara Street in Ocean Beach. San Diego Police Department has been notified and is assisting in the investigation.
McKibben was transported to a hospital and is in stable condition.
Details on how McKibben was identified have not been released.