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Santa Maria Police Department
Monday October 7th, 2019 :: 09:39 a.m. PDT


Santa Maria Police Investigating homicide.

On 10/07/19 at approximately 1524 hours officers responded to a call of shots fired at 1018 West Main Street. They located a Hispanic male adult suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Marian ER however he died as a result of his injuries. There have been no arrests made as of yet and this case is still under investigation.

The victim has been identified as 33 year old Jose Gonzalez Medina, a resident of Santa Maria.

The Santa Maria Police Department is requesting anyone with information on this case call 805-928-3781 x 2278 and ask to speak with a detective. Callers can also call 805-928-3781 x 2677 (COPS) and provide anonymous information as well.

Lt. Van Meel

Santa Maria Police Department
1111 W Betteravia Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-928-3781

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