An unidentified suspect was shot by Santa Barbara Sheriff’s deputies last night off Padaro Lane near Carpinteria. The suspect is in critical condition; no deputies were injured.

According to Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover, deputies responded at around 7:45 p.m. to the 3200 block of Beach Club Drive on a report of a possible trespasser. “During the investigation, an officer involved shooting took place,” Hoover said in a prepared statement, explaining no other information on the incident is being released at this time. She said the Sheriff’s Office may issue another statement later in the day.


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