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Santa Maria Police release name of 20-year-old shooting victim from October 21 incident

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Santa Maria Police Department has released the identity of the 20-year-old shot and killed during a backyard party on Oct. 21, 2023 as Santa Maria resident Arthur Pichardo.

Three other victims were treated for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and are all expected to make full recoveries detail Santa Maria Police Department.

According to Santa Maria Police Department, officers were dispatched for a shooting in the 1000 block of N. School Street around 12:32 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Arriving officers learned there had been a party during the shooting and that multiple people on the scene were in need of medical attention detail Santa Maria Police Department.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Santa Maria Police Department Detective Brian Santiago at 805-928-3781 ext. 1362

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