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Reports of shots fired prompt a Shelter-in-Place order in Lompoc

Lompoc police
Posted at 9:04 PM, Oct 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-10 12:31:15-04

UPDATE (Sun., Oct. 10) - One person was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Lompoc on Saturday night.

Police say at about 6:30 p.m. on October 9, officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon at a home in the 700 block of West Cypress Avenue.

Officials say the suspect barricaded inside the residence and refused to respond to the officers outside.

They say the suspect eventually came to the door with a handgun and pointed it at the officers.

Officers reportedly fired at the suspect and the suspect was killed.

Lompoc residents received a shelter-in-place emergency alert on their phones Saturday night alerting them of shots fired in the area. That shelter-in-place order was canceled shortly before midnight.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

(9:04 p.m.) - Lompoc Police is requesting residents to adhere to a shelter-in-place order, which was sent via message as an emergency alert around 8:28 P.M.

According to the alert, there are reports of “shots fired in the area of the 700 block of Cypress Ave.” in Lompoc.

The police department is asking the community to report any suspicious activity to (805) 736- 2341.

This is a breaking news story, KSBY News will have updates as more information is made available.