Teen shot in Santa Maria
June 1, 2015
A 17-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in Santa Maria Sunday night, but the teen is expected to survive. [KSBY]
The shooting occurred just after 9:30 p.m. in the area of Pershing Street and Russell Avenue. Police are still searching for the gunman.
Officers responded to the hospital Sunday night after receiving a report of a gunshot victim at the Marian Regional Medical Center emergency room. The victim suffered just one bullet wound. His condition is described as serious, but not life-threatening.
Police say the suspect is described as a 30-year-old male who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hoodie.
Investigators have not released any additional information about the shooting.