Chief of Police
|Oxnard Police Department
R. Jason Benites
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Attempt Murder (Stabbing)|
|DATE/TIME:||February 16, 2010 5:46 PM|
|LOCATION:||300 Block Cooper Rd|
|VICTIM(S):||Male 55 year-old, Oxnard resident|
|SUSPECT(S):||Hispanic male, 40-50 years, NFD|
|CONTACT PERSON &
|Det. Charles Buttell (805) 385-7665|
On 2-16-10 at 5:46 PM, officers responded to a call of a stabbing victim in the 300 block of Cooper Rd. Upon officer’s arrival they located the victim; he was suffering from a severe stab wound. The victim was transported to St John’s Regional Medical Center where he underwent emergency surgery. The victim is listed in critical condition.
Witnesses told investigators that the victim and suspect had an argument and during the dispute the victim was stabbed. The victim walked into a nearby business where they contacted the police. The investigators do not know the motive of the assault at this time.
If anyone has information about the assault they are encouraged to contact Det. Charles Buttell at (805) 385-7669 or remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS. The investigation is continuing.