18 year old dies of gunshot wound in Oxnard

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release 

On July 1 2020, at 10:04 P.M., Oxnard Police Officers responded to a call of a fight in progress in the south alley of the 300 block of Cuesta Del Mar. It was reported that several subjects were heard fighting and a possible gunshot was also reported. The initial statements provided were that the victim was involved in a physical altercation with several male subjects.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified male, approximately 18 years of age, laying in the middle of the alleyway. Emergency medical personnel arrived and subsequently pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim had not been identified at the time of this news release.

Major Crimes investigators responded to the scene and took over the homicide investigation. This investigation is currently on-going. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance with any information regarding this incident.

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/200cuestadelmar. 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 Jeff Kay (805) 385-8174.   The City of Oxnard offers a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any individuals responsible for committing homicides within the City.

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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4 Responses to 18 year old dies of gunshot wound in Oxnard

  1. Tom July 4, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    Is Oxnard Police only issuing crime press releases involving murder now?

    In June I counted 14 press releases reporting crimes in Oxnard, the latest on 6/24.

    None of the 14 involved a murder. But since then there have been no press release from Oxnard until the 7/2 murder.

  2. Joe July 4, 2020 at 9:43 am

    When is the city of Oxnard going to clean up this area? There is constant crime there. Buy these buildings from the owners and tear them down. Oxnard is prime beach community and the city has been taken over by criminals, vagrants and gangsters. Why not fix it up and make it another Huntington Beach, that would pull in so much money!

    • C. Collier July 4, 2020 at 11:12 am

      They could do the same thing that they did before. At one time, crime was completely out of control on Aleric Street. The city eliminated all crime on that street. The renamed it to Cuesta del Mar.

  3. Tom July 3, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    Why is my comment being rejected?


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