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1200 San Pascual Street Shooting Scene

Attempt Murder Suspect Arrested

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July 14, 2022

On the afternoon of July 13, 2022, the Santa Barbara Police Combined Communications Center received several 9-1-1 calls regarding possible “shots heard” in the area of 1200 San Pascual Street near Bohnett Park.

Officers and Detectives determined several rounds were fired from a handgun in the mid 1200 block of San Pascual Street.

During the investigation, Detectives learned the identity of one of the suspects that is believed to be the individual that fired the weapon at a vehicle during this incident. After the shooting, the suspect(s) fled through Bohnett Park.

Detectives and Officers responded to the residence of the suspect, located in the County of Santa Barbara. The suspect was seen by Detectives leaving a residence in a vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted. The suspect was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody without incident in the 3800 block of State Street around 7:45 pm.

The suspect was identified as a 16-year-old male. Due to the suspect being a juvenile, the name is withheld.

With an authorized search warrant, Detectives collected evidence at the suspect’s home and located a handgun and ammunition. The handgun was a polymer non-serialized “ghost gun”.

The 16-year-old suspect was transported to Santa Barbara County Juvenile Hall and booked for Attempt Murder (felony), Assault with a Deadly Weapon (felony), and Brandishing a Firearm (misdemeanor).

No injuries from the victim(s) were reported to police. This case is still an active investigation. Anyone that has information pertaining to this shooting, please contact Detective Mik – 805-897-2345 or



Sgt. Ethan Ragsdale
Communications Sergeant - Public Information Officer