Man shot and killed in Santa Maria

December 23, 2014

gunSanta Maria police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man in a parked car Monday morning. [KSBY]

Officers responded to several reports of gunfire and found the victim critically wounded inside a car on a street next to a large apartment complex. The shooting occurred shortly before 6 a.m. in the 1000 block of Morrison Avenue.

Emergency responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police have not yet released the name of the victim. No suspects or a motive have been identified either.

Detectives do not know if the shooting was gang-related.

Police are asking that anyone with information about the shooting contact the Santa Maria Police Department.

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Suspect’s description? Motive?

For Santa Maria this has become a story like, “Oh dear there is a crack in the sidewalk.”