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East side shooting victim dies from multiple gunshot wounds

A shooting took place Tuesday night in Santa Barbara’s east side one block from Santa Barbara High School.

The shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. near Carrillo and Olive streets. Witnesses tell NewsChannel 3 they heard four shots fired.

According to the police report, officers arrived at the scene and found the 21-year-old victim had multiple gunshot wounds.

Emergency personnel responded and provided medical treatment. The man was rushed to Cottage Hospital’s emergency room where he was pronounced dead.

Police closed down Figueroa, Carrillo and Olive streets for investigation. A motive has not been established, but police are not ruling out the possibility of it being gang-related. No arrests have been made.


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