Arrest for Attempted Homicide in Oxnard

Andres Ayala

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On July 18, 2017, at approximately 11:50PM, Oxnard police officers responded to the 200 block of E. Seventh St., Oxnard; reference a shooting that just occurred.  When officers arrived they located a victim who sustained a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.  Officers learned the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal altercation inside of a garage.  The altercation led the two men outside where the suspect shot the victim.  The suspect fled the scene prior to police officer’s arrival.

Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) continued to investigate shooting after the initial police response. During the course of their investigation, investigators learned the identity of the suspect, Andres Ayala.

On August 09, 2017, VCU investigators arrested Ayala at the Ventura County Jail for the above charges. Ayala was currently in jail on charges unrelated to the shooting.

If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796.  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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2 Responses to Arrest for Attempted Homicide in Oxnard

  1. William Hicks August 11, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    Another case of how “SAFE” the City Council Members edict, “Safe City Policy,” is working.

    • William Hicks August 11, 2017 at 2:17 pm

      I wonder IF Ayala will be safe to roam the streets of Oxnard if he’s an illegal alien? Maybe that’s a question to ask The Oxnard City Council.


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