2 shot, 1 injured near UC Santa Barbara campus

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Two people were shot and a third was assaulted Monday night in an attack near the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the same neighborhood where a man staged a killing rampage last year.

Three men in their early 20s were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries after county sheriff's deputies and campus police answered a domestic disturbance call outside a home in Isla Vista, according to fire and sheriff's officials.

"One of the injured is believed to be a suspect," a Sheriff's Office statement said.

A university statement circulated among students said it was not clear whether the men were students.

Another man fled in a white sedan, prompting a lockdown and search of the campus that ended after about two hours.

The confrontation shortly before 7:15 a.m. occurred in the 6500-block of Sabado Tarde, a street of small apartments a block or two from campus.

The Isla Vista area is home to thousands of UCSB students.

On May 23, 2014, Isla Vista was also was the site of a deadly stabbing- and shooting spree.

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ISLA VISTA , CA - MAY 24: Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)
ISLA VISTA , CA - MAY 24: Blood on the floor of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)
ISLA VISTA , CA - MAY 24: Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)
Blood soaked towels are seen on the floor of IV Deli Mart, one of the locations of a drive-by shooting last night, in Isla Vista, California, a beach community next to the University of California Santa Barbara. Seven people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others wounded in the May 23 mass shooting, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Saturday. Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista 'appears to be a mass murder situation.' Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
People look at a bullet hole in the window of IV Deli Mart, one of the locations of a drive-by shooting last night, in Isla Vista, California, a beach community next to the University of California Santa Barbara. Seven people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others wounded in the May 23 mass shooting, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Saturday. Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista 'appears to be a mass murder situation.' Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents watch on May 24, 2014, as a suspected gunman's car is removed after a drive-by shooting in Isla Vista, California, a beach community next to the University of California Santa Barbara. Seven people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others wounded in the May 23 mass shooting, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Saturday. Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista 'appears to be a mass murder situation.' Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
The Pizza My Heart restaurant is corndoned off by police tape on May 24, 2014, after a drive-by shooting in Isla Vista, California, a beach community next to the University of California Santa Barbara. Seven people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others wounded in the May 23 mass shooting, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Saturday. Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista 'appears to be a mass murder situation.' Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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Elliot Rodger, 22, killed six UCSB students and wounded 14 other people before killing himself. Rodger, who wasn't a student or alumnus, had posted a manifesto and a series of online videos voicing contempt for everyone from his roommates to the human race but reserving special hate for two groups: the women he says kept him a virgin and the men they chose instead.

In one video, he said: "I'll take great pleasure in slaughtering all of you."

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