Santa Maria - North County

Police investigating reports of shots heard in Santa Maria neighborhood

Investigators have not found evidence of shooting

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating a report of a shooting that may have occurred near the intersection of Lolita Lane and S Thornburg Street Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators have yet to find any evidence that a shooting took place but say police received a report of gunshots heard just before 2:30 p.m.

No victim was ever located as officers canvassed the area for any clues or evidence and checking local hospitals to determine if a gunshot victim arrived recently.

Witnesses said they saw a group of teens leaving the scene where the shots had been heard and get into a car, according to Santa Maria police.

No further details were immediately known. 

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