News release - 7/10/2012

Published 7/10/2012 (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 and attempted homicide 
DATE/TIME July 9, 2012 at 8:52 p.m. 
LOCATION 1800 Oneill Place near Greenbrook 
VICTIM Hispanic male, 19
Hispanic male, 22 
SUSPECT Unknown 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On Monday July 9, 2012, at 8:52 p.m., Oxnard PD officers responded to a 9-1-1 calls regarding several gunshots and two people who had been shot in the 1800 block of Oneill Place. Officers located a 19-year old man deceased and a 22-year old man suffering from several gunshot wounds to his body. The 22-year old victim was transported to a local hospital where he was taken into emergency surgery and he is currently listed in critical condition. The name of the homicide victim will not be released until his next of kin have been notified.
Preliminary reports were that the two victims were assailed by multiple individuals when the shots were fired. It is suspected that this was a gang-related offense, and investigators are trying to piece together which parties are gang affiliates and the motive for the attack.     
If anyone has information about this case are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7650 or Detective Roger Garcia at (805) 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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