Press release - 2/24/2009
Published 2/24/2009 (all press releases for this day)
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
On 2-23-09 at 8:15 hours officers responded to St John’s Regional Medical Center after receiving a call of a shooting victim that arrived by private vehicle. Upon the officer’s arrival, they were told that the incident occurred in the alley of the 1300 block of Saviers Rd. Detectives were told that a verbal confrontation took place in the area of Hill St. and Benton Way. The confrontation continued to the 1300 block of Saviers Rd. The victim was confronted by one suspect armed with a baseball bat and a second subject who was in possession of a handgun. The suspect with the handgun shot the victim and fled from the area on foot.
The victim was taken to a local area hospital by family members where he underwent emergency surgery. The victim died a short time after coming out of the surgery. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information relating to this crime is asked to call Detective Jeff Kay at 385-8174 or leave a message on the violent crimes hotline at 982-7070
An investigation is continuing.
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