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Lompoc police make arrest in attempted murder case

Posted at 3:33 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 18:33:23-04

Lompoc police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder for a shooting in February.

Police say shortly before 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, Daniel Diaz Salazar shot a man who was standing outside of his vehicle in the 600 block of North H Street.

The victim showed up a short time later at Lompoc Valley Medical Center and was treated for a gunshot wound.

Police say investigators identified Diaz Salazar as the suspect and he was taken into custody on Tuesday, March 31.

The 18-year-old also faces gang-related charges.

Police are asking anyone with further information about this case to contact the Lompoc Police Department at (805) 736-2341.