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One killed in Santa Maria shooting, police searching for suspects


SANTA MARIA, Calif - The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating another fatal shooting. Police say it happened Sunday night around 10 p.m. in the area of Boone and Curryer.

Officers found a male subject laying in the street with a gunshot wound, he was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The victim's name is being withheld until family can be notified.

Authorities say the man got into an altercation with a group of people when he was shot. But no suspect information is available. And no arrests have been made.

This is the second fatal shooting in Santa Maria in a matter of days. Friday morning another man was shot and killed. An arrest has been made in that case, police said it did not appear to be gang related.

Anyone with information related to Sunday's investigation is urged to contact the Santa Maria Police Department at 805-928-3781 ext. 2277 or they can call our tip line at 805-928-3781, ext. COPS (2677).

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