Oxnard, CA | Suspect Arrested In Shooting Death Of Juvenile

DATE: October 14, 2021, 7:35 AM

SUBJECT: Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of Juvenile

LOCATION: 200 block of James Avenue, Oxnard

VICTIM: Alexander Belleza, 16 year old, Oxnard resident

SUSPECT: 16 year old male juvenile, Oxnard resident

CONTACT: Edgar Fernandez, Sergeant (805) 385-7763 | [email protected]

On April 29, 2021 at around 8:35 PM, a 16 year old juvenile was located suffering from a single gunshot wound, in the 200 block of James Ave. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition. On May 6th, 2021, several days after the shooting, the juvenile victim was taken off life support and pronounced dead.

This morning, after a several month long investigation, the Oxnard Police Department Major Crimes Unit, along with the assistance of the Oxnard Police SWAT Team, Oxnard Drug Enforcement Unit and the Ventura County SWAT Team, an arrest was made of a 16 year old male juvenile for the shooting death of Alexander Belleza. The juvenile suspect was transported and will be housed at the Ventura County Juvenile Detention Center.

Detectives are asking 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.

Also, investigators are encouraging anyone who may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective Kaya Boysan (805) 385-7642.  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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