072721 lompoc ghost gun

Lompoc Police officers arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile and alleged documented gang member in connection to a shooting that occurred at about 1:15 p.m. on Friday. When officers searched the juvenile, they located a loaded "ghost gun," or a firearm without a serial number, according to Sgt. Sergio Arias. No injuries were reported. 

A 16-year-old male juvenile was arrested Friday in connection to a shooting that occurred on North F Street in Lompoc. 

Officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired in the 900 block of North F Street at about 1:15 p.m., according to Lompoc Police Sgt. Sergio Arias. 

Upon arrival, officers found evidence that a shooting occurred and during a search, they located a juvenile who allegedly is a documented gang member and was in possession of a loaded handgun.

The gun turned out to be a "ghost gun," or a firearm that doesn't contain a serial number, according to Arias. 

No injuries were reported. 

It wasn't clear if the juvenile committed the shooting, and officers are investigating to see if the gun was used in the incident, according to Arias. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Lompoc Police Department at 805-736-2341.

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