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SB County Sheriff's Office investigating shots heard in Vandenberg Village

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 8:19 AM, Dec 01, 2021

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating shots heard Wednesday morning.

It happened at approximately 12:22 a.m. on the 4000 block of Polaris Ave. in the Lompoc area of Vandenberg Village.

Officials say deputies were dispatched for a reported disturbance.

When deputies arrived, they learned that the victim heard rummaging in his car that was parked in front of his house. The victim said he went outside and confronted multiple suspects, and physically fought with one of them. During the fight, the victim said he heard what sounded like multiple gunshots in his close proximity and fled the area to call for help.

The suspects were not located.

This investigation is underway. Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff’s Office Lompoc Substation at (805)737-7737.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.