News release - 6/18/2012

Published 6/18/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Homicide 
DATE/TIME Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 9:37 p.m.
LOCATION 154 E. Fifth Street, Oxnard 
VICTIM 28-year-old Hispanic male / name will no be released until next-of-kin notification is made
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On Sunday June 17, 2012, at 9:37 p.m., Oxnard PD officers responded to a 911 call from the Super Taco shop at 154 East Fifth Street regarding a person who had been shot. Officers found the victim, a 28-year-old Hispanic male, face down on the sidewalk in front of the business. He suffered a single gunshot wound. Emergency medical services personnel pronounced the victim dead at 9:55 p.m. His name will not be released until his next of kin have been notified.
Detectives questioned several persons that work at the Super Taco and businesses in the area. They also reviewed evidence from the crime scene to determine what events led up to the shooting.
At this time, the shooter has been identified by investigators but an arrest has not been made. Investigators are continuing their review of witness statements and will release more information when possible. 
If anyone has information about this incident are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Bob Eckman at (805) 385-7760. 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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