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SBPD arrests DUI suspect during shooting investigation

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 18:09:36-05

Santa Barbara police arrested a suspected DUI driver on Monday night while they were investigating a shooting.

Police say they were called to the intersection of Arrellaga and Castillo streets at about 9:10 p.m. for a report of shots fired.

Officers found evidence of a shooting but no injuries were reported.

As officers investigated the scene, police say a DUI driver speeding south on Castillo Street hit a parked patrol vehicle and broadsided another police vehicle.

Officers arrested Jacob Milem on suspicion of DUI.

Both police vehicles were reportedly unoccupied at the time of the collision.