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Police seek information on two-year anniversary of Santa Maria teen’s killing

Posted at 7:49 PM, Dec 08, 2020

The Santa Maria Police Department is seeking the public's assistance for information in a 2018 homicide investigation.

It happened on Dec. 8, 2018 at around 1:30 a.m. when officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of Thornburg and Enos.

Officers say when they arrived they located Adrian Alvarez, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Alvarez was later pronounced dead at the scene.

On the two-year anniversary detectives continue to actively seek information regarding this case.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Santa Maria Police Department Detective Bureau at 805-928-3781 x2277, Detective Kulp at 805-249-8043, or call the Tip Line at 805-928-3781 x2677.