One week after his murder, Santa Barbara police finally identified the Olive Street shooting victim as Kelly Mitchell Hunt, 21, of Ventura. Police say that Hunt was not known to frequent Santa Barbara and are reaching out to anyone who may have seen him or knows anything about him.
Police are declining to provide any information about how many times Hunt was shot, whether he was dealing drugs or was gang affiliated, or what kind of bicycle he was riding at the time of his murder.
He was killed at 7:15 p.m. last Tuesday night at Carrillo and Olive streets, just a stone’s throw from the rear entrance to Santa Barbara High School. If you know something, police are asking you call 897-2345.