Santa Paula | Shots Fired – Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

Santa Paula Police Department – Incident Press Release

On 7/24/2020 at approximately 1:34pm, Santa Paula Police Dispatch received a call of shots fired in the area of Peck Rd and Telegraph Rd. Patrol Officers responded and located evidence of a shooting. SPPD Detectives and Special Enforcement Officers responded to the area to investigate. While on scene, SPPD was notified of a gunshot victim at Ventura County Medical Center. Detectives responded to VCMC and contacted the victim, a 25 year old male.

During the investigation it was learned that a car to car shooting had taken place with one male subject sustaining a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Through the investigation a suspect was identified as 21 year old Alec Ochoa. SPPD Detectives and Special Enforcement Officers conducted a search warrant of Ochoa’s residence with the assistance of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team. Ochoa was taken into custody without incident. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Detective Dan Potter at (805) 525-4474 Ext 287 or [email protected].


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