Santa Barbara Police Respond to Shots Fired in Downtown Area
UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested connected to this incident. Read the latest update here.
Update by the Santa Barbara Police Department
On July 30, 2021, around 2:00 pm, multiple community members called the Santa Barbara Police Combined Communications Center to report they heard gunshots and observed a subject with a firearm in the area of Anacapa and East Cota Street.
Multiple Officers flooded the area in response to this call. Santa Barbara Police Detectives responded to investigate further.
At this time, Santa Barbara Police have received no reports of anyone being injured from this incident and the initial cause of the shooting is unknown. No known immediate threat to the public exists currently.
The case is currently under investigation and the Santa Barbara Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Davis at 805-897-2355.
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Juvenile with a gun in the 500 block of Anacapa Street, possible shot fireds.