Press release - Officer’s name released in Officer Involved Shooting
Published 12/29/2010 (all press releases for this day)
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
On Sunday Oxnard Police Officers responded to a call of possible shots fired inside a residence in the 1200 block of Domingo Place, in the Oxnard, which resulted in an officer involved shooting.
During the investigation police learned that the suspect had threatened a relative inside the residence with a weapon prior to officers being called. Once the police arrived at the scene, the suspect leaned out of a second floor window with a gun. The suspect subsequently fired one gunshot and Officer Dave Lacara fired his weapon at the suspect. The suspect sustained a minor injury to his hand either prior to or after the shooting.
The suspect was arrested and is being held at the Ventura County Jail. The officer is currently on administrative leave as it is normal procedure for such incidents. The investigation is continuing.
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