Santa Maria police release photo of drive-by shooter

July 24, 2019

Santa Maria police are searching for gang members involved in a drive-by shooting last week, one of whom is pictured in a surveillance image with his upper body hanging out of a moving vehicle and a gun apparently in his hands. [KCOY]

Shortly before 8 p.m. on July 16, four Hispanic males were traveling in a dark-colored Infiniti SUV with the front passenger leaning out the window and calling out of the vehicle in attempt to instigate a confrontation with a rival gang, police said. The passenger then fired shots in the 200 block of West Williams Street near Donovan Road

Santa Maria Lieutenant Paul Van Meel said the shooting was unique because the vehicle was still in motion. The front passenger hung his upper torso out of the vehicle, produced a handgun and shot from a moving vehicle, Van Meel said.

It is unclear at what or whom the suspect was shooting. There were no reports of the gunshots striking anyone.

Investigators request that anyone who recognizes the suspects’ vehicle or has any information about the case call Detective Kulp at (805) 928-3781.

The July 16 shooting was not the only drive-by to occur in Santa Maria last week. Three days later, another drive-by shooting occurred, during which suspects fired multiple rounds and then fled in a vehicle. No one was struck by the gunfire, and officers ended up arresting three suspects.


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Rambunctious

When you open your doors to people you do not know you are just begging for more mayhem….don’t be surprised when it arrives….can Trump build a wall around SLO county too?…..Please…


kettle

Trump has not built a single mile of new border barrier during his time in office. But fret not, claiming to build a future wall is a major plank of his reelection campaign (really). So be sure to send lots of money to help them to get free stuff.


And I thought bush 2 was the most corrupt but no, trump conspired with putin’s boys to get ahead. Just like Mitch McConnell or shay we say “Putin’s Mitch”.

Traitors to the US they are.


coronet blue

Mexico! Coming to your town soon!


Mjd

Folks,


Santa Maria city officials have embraced ‘sanctuary city’ policies, and that town has become infested with gangbangers and drug dealers, hence all of the violent crime.


DO NOT take your family to Santa Maria, it is a violent, dangerous place.