News release - 7/7/2012

Published 7/9/2012 (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 
DATE/TIME July 7, 2012 a few minutes before 1 a.m. 
LOCATION 1200 Mercantile Avenue, Oxnard 
VICTIM 22-year-old white male, Ojai resident 
SUSPECT VEHICLE Possibly a green Ford Expedition 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On July 7, 2012 shortly before 1 a.m. Oxnard PD officers received a call of shots fired in the area of the Hideaway Bar located at 1255 Mercantile Avenue. Officers located a victim of a shooting on Commercial Avenue north of Wooley Road. The victim, a 22-year-old male from Ojai, suffered one gunshot wound to his left lower torso and left upper leg.
The victim was uncooperative would not provide information regarding the shooting. However, officers did locate a witness who directed officers to the crime scene in the 1200 block of Mercantile Avenue. Officers were able to collect evidence from the scene but no additional witnesses were located.
The only detail about this case is that the suspect vehicle is possibly a green, Ford Expedition.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740. 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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