Shooter wounds 14-year-old girl near Santa Maria and Guadalupe

November 22, 2023


A gunman shot and wounded a 14-year-old girl Monday evening in an unincorporated area between Santa Maria and Guadalupe, leaving the teen hospitalized. 

Deputies learned of the shooting from hospital staff who were treating the wounded girl, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Hospital staff notified deputies about the matter shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday.

It appears the victim did not know her attacker, investigators said. Detectives are continuing to investigate the case. 

The sheriff’s office is releasing few details about the shooting, though officials say an altercation took place near vehicles along the road between Santa Maria and Guadalupe on the evening of the incident. Detectives would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the altercation. 

Authorities request that anyone who has information that could assist investigators contact the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at (805) 681-4150.

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Why won’t the sheriff release details? Seems to happen at all these violent shootings and stabbings in Santa Maria.

Move along, folks. Nothing to see here. Just another all-American day. Good thing we don’t have a gun problem. But ya know, if that girl had been carrying, this wouldn’t have happened. Should probably do something about that. Just sayin’…..

No gun problem, in fact I think we need to allow fireworks, explosives and small rockets.

After all if we can trust a 21yo to have a gun that will fire a projectile that can go through every house on our block and kill someone on the next block why are we afraid of some bottle rockets?

If you think about it we already have laws on the books covering blowing up property, noise, arson and assault laws.

As we know law-abiding citizens would never violate those statutes so it would be perfectly safe to have “the rockets red glare, bombs bursting” and all that just in case the fascists try to take over the US via insurrection, treason etc

Just another all-American day.” Indeed.

You do realize, that you made the case for fully supporting law abiding citizens? Right?

God bless America…indeed!