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One person arrested after reports of shots fired in Santa Cruz

One person has been arrested after a shooting in Santa Cruz.

According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, Stanley Vallelunga was taken into custody for a variety of charges including addict in possession of a firearm, negligent discharge of a firearm, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of paraphernalia.

The Sheriff’s Office said deputies detained residents of a house on 25th Avenue after they were called out for reports of shots fired in the area.

They found a loaded firearm in a bedroom of the home along with spent shell casings outside the home.

No one was hurt in the shooting. Deputies said the shots were fired into the dirt outside the home.


The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating reports of shots fired in the area around East Cliff Drive and 25th Avenue.

Part of that area is closed while law enforcement investigates.

The Sheriff’s Office said several people have been detained for questioning, but no victims have been found. Deputies are searching for a possible suspect in the closed off area.

KION 2019

News / Santa Cruz County / Top Stories

KION546 News Team


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