News release - 6/24/2012

Published 6/25/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Stabbing 
DATE/TIME June 24, 2012 at 10:15 p.m. 
LOCATION 400 Devonshire, Oxnard 
VICTIM 40-year-old male 
SUSPECT Jesus Morones 10/13/84 Oxnard resident 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On June 24, 2012 at about 10:15 p.m., Oxnard PD officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Devonshire regarding a stabbing. When officers arrived they contacted a victim who had sustained stab wounds to his chest. The victim was transported to Ventura County Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
Officers were able to locate the suspect, 27-year-old Jesus Morones (10/13/84) walking in the immediate area. Morones had sustained an injury to his head and was also transported to Ventura County Medical Center for his injuries.
During the course of the investigation, it was revealed that both Morones and the victim knew each other and had a dispute over a woman. During the dispute Morones stabbed the victim. The victim armed himself with a metal object and hit Morones in head. After Morones was medically cleared, he was transported to Ventura County jail and charged with attempted murder.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Steve Funk at (805) 385-7796. 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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