Two eyewitnesses, both UCSB students, give a different story from the official police report that Rodger killed himself. Tyler Jordan says police officers shot Rodger:
The suspect looked like he jumped out of the car and was gunned down by IVFP.
Niklas Svennefiord says he saw the final exchange from his home, and corroborates Jordan’s story, adding:
I heard a couple gunfire shots — I thought they were fireworks — so I didn’t think about it, but I was pretty startled and then I heard a car hit into another car so I look up into my little window that’s in my shower and I see a guy try to flee and the cops shoot him.