Dec 10, 2012 4:13 AM by Katie Ferber, KSBY News

Santa Maria man recovering in hospital after shooting

Santa Maria Police say a man is in the hospital recovering from a shooting.

Police tell KSBY News the calls for shots fired came from a home on North Oakley in Santa Maria.

They say their investigation discovered a man knocked on the door of the home and threatened the family inside.

Police say when the homeowner answered the door, the man outside threatened the him with a gun.

Police say the homeowner also had a gun and shot the man at the door several times.

The man who was shot in the torso and hand was taken to a local hospital, and then air lifted to another hospital for further treatment.

At this time, police say they don't know how severe the gunshot wounds are.



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