News release - 2/26/2014

Published 2/26/2014 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT: Homicide Update
DATE/TIME: 02/23/14 2134 hours
LOCATION: 200 block of West Juniper Street
VICTIM(S): Austin Martin, 23 year old Oxnard resident
SUSPECT(S): Unknown
PREPARED BY: Sergeant Christopher Williams, (805) 385-7763 christopher.williams@oxnardpd.org
CONTACT PERSON &
CONTACT INFO:
Detective Ken Tougas, (805) 200-5669 Ken.tougas2@oxnardpd.org

DETAILS: On 02/23/14 at approximately 2134 hours, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of West Juniper Street regarding a shooting victim. When officers arrived they located a male subject that was shot. The male subject was transported to VCMC where he was listed in critical condition. 

 
On 02/25/14, the victim died as a result of his injuries. He has been identified as Austin Martin, a 23 year old Oxnard resident. Investigators are following up on leads in hopes of identifying the suspect.
 
On 12/20/13, the Oxnard Police Department had responded to a shooting in the 600 block of West Juniper. The investigation into that incident revealed that Austin Martin had shot and killed a subject he knew. The victim was identified as 29 year old Oxnard resident Jackie Williams. The incident was still under investigation and there were indications that Williams was shot in self-defense. Martin had not been charged in the case.
 
There are no indications at this time that the two incidents are related. Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Ken Tougas at (805) 200-5669. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org  to submit a tip via text or email.
 
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  02/26/14, 1500 Hours

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