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OCDA Clears Newport Beach Cop in Fatal Shooting of Bipolar, Knife-Wielding Man

Updated: Aug 19

While all attention fixated on a viral video of a Huntington Beach officer fatally shooting Dillan Tabares, the Orange County District Attorney's (OCDA) office quietly released a report Friday afternoon clearing a cop in a similar incident. On April 15, Newport Beach policeman Matthew Biagi gunned down David Airth after the 56-year-old mentally ill man charged at him with a large kitchen knife.

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