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Police investigate early morning homicide in Santa Maria

Posted at 1:08 PM, Dec 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-08 16:24:19-05

Police are investigating a homicide that killed an 18-year-old man in Santa Maria early Saturday morning.

Officers received reports of shots fired in the 300 block of West Enos Drive at approximately 1:22 a.m. Saturday morning.

When they arrived, they found Adrian Alvarez, 18, off the roadway. Emergency responders tried to provide aid but Alvarez died on the scene.

Detectives have served search warrants at a number of locations but are not releasing suspect information at this time.

The investigating is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Santa Maria Police Department at (805) 928-3781 ext. 2677.