Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release
On October 28, 2019, at about 2:30 A.M., Oxnard Police Department patrol officers responded to a shooting victim in the 400 block of La Canada Avenue. When the officers arrived, they found a Hispanic male adult suffering from one gunshot wound. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded and transported the victim to the Ventura County Medical Center, where he was taken into surgery. The victim died at the hospital from complications from his injuries.
The Oxnard Police Department Homicide Unit responded to investigate the shooting. Investigators are currently in the preliminary stages of the investigation. Investigators learned that a homeowner shot a subject who was burglarizing his home. The homeowner is currently cooperative with investigators.
Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective Ken Tougas (805) 200-5669. Investigators are also 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/400lacanada. 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.
The City of Oxnard offers a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of 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.