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One Dead, One Wounded Following Shooting On South Coast

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One person is dead, and a second seriously injured following a shooting in Santa Barbara County.

Two people with gunshot wounds were found in a parked car on a residential street near Hollister Elementary School in Goleta just after noon Thursday.  One of them was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was taken to a hospital.   

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies launched a search.  Nearby residents were ordered to stay in their homes, but that order was lifted at about 3 p.m. after officers concluded the gunman had already left the area.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.