Santa Paula | Shooting Suspects Escape after Vehicle Pursuit

Santa Paula Police Department – Incident Press Release

On Monday, June 10, 2019, at approximately 2:31 AM, Santa Paula Police officers observed a vehicle matching the description involved in a shooting incident that had occurred the night before. Santa Paula officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop of the vehicle, but the driver failed to yield, which initiated a vehicle pursuit. The pursuit lasted approximately 10 minutes and entered through several residential neighborhoods that ended in an orchard field immediately west of Country View Court. Both occupants ditched the vehicle and fled on foot.

With the assistance of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, Ventura County Sheriff Air Unit, Ventura Police Department K-9 unit and the California Highway Patrol, an extensive search of the area was completed, however officers were unable to locate the suspects.

The Santa Paula Police Department wishes to thank the aforementioned agencies and units for their assistance. The investigation is currently ongoing and anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Christopher Rivera at 805-525-4474 x221, or [email protected]

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