Amber Alert issued for missing 9-year-old out of Santa Maria

Posted at 5:55 AM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 08:57:04-04

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 9-year-old boy out of Southern California.

The alert was issued for Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties for 9-year-old Daniel Morozov. Santa Maria Police believe he was taken by 48-year-old Konstantin Morozov on Monday night. It's not known what their relationship is.

Santa Maria Police say they were responding to a deadly shooting Monday. Shortly after, the Amber Alert was issued. 

The suspect was last seen driving a blue 2015 Volkswagen Golf hatchback with the California license plate 7JGG242. 

Daniel is 4-foot-5, 90 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. 

Konstantin is 6-foot, 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He's considered armed and dangerous.