16 Year Old Oxnard Juvenile Dies Several Days After Being Shot

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

A male juvenile was found suffering from a gunshot wound on April 29, 2021 at around 8:35 PM, in the 200 block of James Ave.  The identity of the male was not immediately known. It was later determined that the male was a 16 year old juvenile, who lived in Oxnard. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition. 

On May 6th, 2021, after the shooting, the juvenile victim was taken off life support and pronounced dead.

The Oxnard Police Department Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. This is the fourth homicide in the City of Oxnard this year.

Detectives are encouraging anyone who may have video recorded or photographed all or part of the incident, to upload your media directly to the investigators via the following link: https://oxnardpd.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/200jamesavenue. All submissions are immediately logged into the Oxnard Police Department’s digital evidence system.  Contact information is not stored by Axon and community members can remain anonymous, choosing to upload their files without providing contact information.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective Kaya Boysan, (805) 385-7645.  Also, anyone with information regarding this case or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website: www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity.  You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so. You can also remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.


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