News release - 12/4/2011

Published 12/4/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT  Shooting    
DATE/TIME  December 3, 2011, 11:18 p.m.
LOCATION  200 block Doris Avenue, Oxnard
VICTIM  Zack Swan, 19, Oxnard resident
SUSPECT  Unknown
PREPARED BY  Sgt David Villanueva, 805-385-7763
CONTACT  Mónica Muñoz, Community Affairs Manager / PIO (805) 385-7631


At about 11:30 p.m., on December 3, 2011, Oxnard police officers responded to a shooting victim in the 200 block of Doris Avenue.  On arrival they located a 19-year-old Oxnard man with several gunshot wounds to his lower body.  The wounds were found to be non-life threatening.  The victim was transported by ambulance to St John’s Hospital where the he was to undergo surgery.  His status is unknown at this time. 
The investigation revealed that the victim may have been attending a house party in the area.  The motive for the shooting is undetermined at this time, however it is not suspected to be gang related. 
Oxnard Police are investigating the incident and the public is asked to call Detective Charles Woodruff at (895) 385-7547 with any information.  A message can also be left on the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or you may remain anonymous by contacting Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or by visiting their website at


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