Lompoc Police investigating Monday afternoon shooting

Lompoc Police investigating Monday afternoon shooting


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.

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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Several hundred Lompoc community members marched three blocks Friday evening from the scene of Marlon Brumfield’s murder just 12 days earlier to City Hall, where they staged a peaceful rally to remember and honor the fallen Army soldier and call for unity and change within the community. Brumfield, who was visiting home from his Army station in Germany, was shot and killed in the early morning of Sept. 8 while walking along North A Street near Ocean Avenue.

Marlon Brumfield was reportedly home while on leave from Germany when he was shot and killed just before 2 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of North A Street and East Ocean Avenue. The homicide ushered in online messages of condolences from around the world from those who knew Brumfield, while it also reignited an ongoing local conversation about public safety in the city.

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