A shooting injured one person early Saturday morning at a large Halloween party, Santa Maria Police Department Lt. Daniel Rios sad Monday.
Officers were dispatched just before 1 a.m. Saturday to the 1300 block of Yale Place regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Officers responded and confirmed a shooting had occurred at a residence in the area.
“At least one victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. This victim is in serious, but stable condition,” Rios sad.
Members of the Detective Bureau and Crime Lab were called out to the scene for the investigation.
“This is an active and ongoing investigation, so limited details are currently being released,” Rios sad. “However, it appears there was a large Halloween party occurring when the shooting occurred.
“Investigators believe there are numerous witnesses that still need to be interviewed related to this case,” Rios added.
Anyone who was at the party or has information related to this investigation can contact Detective Juan Rubio at 805.928.3781, extension 1682. The Communications Center may also be reached at 805. 928.3781, extension 2277.