News release - 12/29/2011

Published 12/29/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT  Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Firearm)
DATE/TIME  December 28, 2011 at 9:50 p.m.
LOCATION  1800 block of Ives Avenue
VICTIM  Male, 23, Oxnard resident
SUSPECT  Hispanic male, 5’6” medium build
PREPARED BY  Sergeant Christopher Williams
CONTACT  Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631

On December 28, 2011 at about 9:50 p.m., Oxnard Police officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Ives Avenue in regards to a shooting that just occurred. When they arrived they contacted the victim, who sustained a gunshot wound to his upper leg. The victim told officers he was walking to a friend’s residence when a dark colored vehicle pulled up next to him. One of the occupants of the vehicle asked him where he was from, and then yelled out a gang slogan. The suspect fired three shots at the victim, striking him once. The other two rounds went into a nearby residence, but no one inside the residence was injured. The victim was transported to VCMC where he is listed as serious but stable condition.
The suspect vehicle fled the area. The suspect and suspect vehicle are still outstanding.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Cody Collet at (805) 486-6228. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site to submit a tip via text or email.


 DATE / TIME PREPARED:  12/29/11 12:45 a.m.


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