A shelter-in-place order was put into effect from Hollister Avenue to the bike path between Turnpike Avenue and Patterson Road on Thursday afternoon following a shooting in the area. The shooter is still at large.
When Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the shooting report a little after 1 p.m., they immediately discovered two victims in a car on the 600 block of Burtis Street. One victim was dead at the scene, and the other was taken to the hospital.
The neighborhood was locked down for three hours, until about 4 p.m. The suspect, who is still at large, was described by officials as a man in his twenties who was last seen wearing white, baggy blue jeans and a gray shirt.
There is no identified motive yet, but the shooting is still under investigation.
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