News release - 4/7/2012

Published 4/9/2012 (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 into an inhabited residence 
DATE/TIME April 7, 2012 at 8:59 a.m. 
LOCATION 200 West Vineyard Avenue, Oxnard 
VICTIM 26-year-old Oxnard resident 
SUSPECT Robert Carnes 9/7/93 
PREPARED BY Sergeant Christopher Williams
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631

 (Oxnard, CA) Today at about 8:59 a.m., Oxnard PD officers received a call of shots being fired into an apartment in the 200 block of West Vineyard Avenue. When officers arrived they located an apartment that had several bullet holes through the front door. Officers checked the residence but nobody was home. Officers conducted an extensive search of the area in an effort to locate the suspect.
During the course of the investigation, investigators with the OPD violent crimes unit (VCU) were able to identify the suspect who fired into the apartment as Robert Carnes 9/7/93. Members of the OPD special enforcement unit (SEU) were able to locate Carnes leaving his residence which is located in the 2400 block of Hill Rose Place. Officers took Carnes into custody without incident. Carnes was in possession of a loaded firearm. He was booked into the Ventura County Jail for various weapons violations and for shooting into an inhabited dwelling.
If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Jose Velasquez at 385-7688.  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.


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