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Lompoc man arrested in connection to September fight near Santa Barbara

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LOMPOC, Calif. -- A Lompoc man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting two people with a deadly weapon during a fight near Santa Barbara.

The crime originally happened on Sept. 28, 2020 in the 2000 block of North San Marcos Road.

The sheriff's office said they received a call regarding the two victims at 12:45 a.m. that morning.

Upon arriving, deputies discovered two people had been attacked with a deadly weapon during a party at a vacation rental. They were treated for their injuries at a local hospital.

Detectives investigating the incident served an arrest warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at a residence on the 400 block of W. North Avenue in Lompoc.

The 22-year-old suspect was arrested at the home for assault with a deadly weapon along with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The suspect has since been released on a $65,000 bail.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is not releasing any more information about the fight at this time, including what type of weapon was used.

The investigation is ongoing.

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