Shooting Near U.C. Santa Barbara; People Urged to Stay Indoors

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shooting near the campus of UC Santa Barbara on Friday night prompted the campus to issue an alert urging people to stay indoors.

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File photo of crime scene tape (Credit: Flickr/Tex Texin)

According to the alert, two people had been detained after the shooting in Isla Vista. No further details were immediately released.

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department “advised everybody [to stay] nside for now,” according to the campus message.

Several local news outlets reported the shooting may have occurred at a deli mart in Isla Vista and that several people were shot.

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