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Juvenile in critical condition following weekend shooting in Santa Maria

Posted at 12:23 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 23:36:33-04

A weekend shooting is under investigation in Santa Maria.

Santa Maria police say they responded to the 400 block of East Orange Street after receiving calls around 7:26 p.m. Sunday of a shooting that had just taken place.

Police say they located evidence of a shooting in the area but did not find any victims.

However, a short time later, officers say they were notified that a juvenile with a gunshot wound had arrived at Marian Regional Medical Center.

At last check, the victim was said to be in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call SMPD Detective Kulp at (805) 928-3781 ext. 1643 the tip line at (805) 928-3781 XCOPS (2677).