A Lompoc teenager was injured in a shooting Monday afternoon that is under investigation by the Lompoc Police Department.

Lompoc Police and Fire department personnel responded to the incident around 3:30 p.m. in the alley between the 500 blocks of North L and M streets.

A person described by police as a teenage juvenile had already been transported to the Lompoc Valley Medical Center emergency room by a family member for treatment of a gunshot wound. The teen was then transported via helicopter to another hospital, according to police, and was last known to be in stable condition, as of late Monday night.

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A shooting suspect was described only as a Latino male adult.

The Lompoc Police Department is asking that anyone with information about the shooting contact the department at 805-736-2341.

Four people have been shot and killed this year in Lompoc, which has experienced seven homicides in 2019.

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