Milpas Street is currently on lockdown after a woman purportedly took two kids hostage. The stand-off at 119 North Milpas has been ongoing since 3 p.m. and there is reportedly a strong, armed response taking place from the Santa Barbara Police Department.
Update: 7 p.m., the SWAT is moving out… no one was there after SWAT broke in.
Update: 11 p.m., police are searching for a woman with a gun who is on the loose.
Photos courtesy of Sharon Byrne.