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Santa Maria police ask for public assistance in homicide investigation

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Around 11:50 p. m. on Feb. 4, Santa Maria Police dispatch received multiple calls about multiple gunshots in the 400 block of North Railroad. Arriving officers found two adult men in need of medical attention for gun-related injuries.

Both men were transported to the hospital.

One man died from his injuries. His identity is being withheld by police until next of kin can be notified.

The public is asked to provide any relevant information for this ongoing investigation with lead investigator Detective Brian Santiago at 805-928-3781 ext. 1362 or with SMPD Communications Center at 805-928-3781 ext. 2277.

Editor's Note: A prior version of this story said the shooting happened on January 4. The story has been updated with the correct date, February 4.

Article Topic Follows: Santa Maria - Lompoc - North County
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