UPDATE: Santa Maria police investigating deadly shooting

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Posted at 3:16 AM, May 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-29 01:21:37-04

(UPDATE: 9 a.m.) - As of 9 a.m., police were working to clear the scene. The on- and off-ramps at northbound Highway 101 at Broadway were expected to reopen shortly.

Santa Maria police say the victim died. The search for the shooter is currently underway.

Police say they believe they know who the suspect is.


According to the Santa Maria Police Department, officers responded to reports of a gunshot victim shortly after 2:00 a.m. Friday near the northbound Broadway off-ramp of Highway 101.

Upon arrival, law enforcement did find a gunshot victim in the area.

SMPD says medics are on scene, the condition of the victim is unknown at this time.

This is a developing story, we will provide more information as it becomes available.