Crime

Police investigating shooting in Santa Barbara's Westside

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Santa Barbara police officers are on scene of a reported shooting in Santa Barbara's Westside where at least one person has died. 

The victim is in the backyard of a house on the 700 block of Anapamu Street, according to emergency traffic radio.

The 911 call came in just after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Detectives were called to the location to help investigate. 

Police cars have Anapamu Street blocked off between Chino and Mercedes streets. Officers wrapped yellow caution tape around the house involved.

A NewsChannel 3 reporter on scene says the shooting appears to be a suicide.

No further details were immediately known. We will update this story when new information becomes available.


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