Incident Date: October 18, 2021
Case #: 21-14749
Incident Location: 600 block of West Hemlock Street, Port Hueneme
Type of Incident: Shooting / Arrest Made
Contact Person: Senior Detective Baltazar Tapia (805)986-6619 e-mail: [email protected]
On Monday, October 18, 2021, at approximately 4:49 PM, officers from the Port Hueneme Police Department responded to a call of a shooting victim in the south alley of the 600 block of West Hemlock Street. When they arrived, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
After the shooting, the suspect(s) possibly fled westbound in the alley in a black sedan.
After a lengthy investigation, investigators arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile believed to be involved in the shooting. The juvenile was lodged into Ventura County Juvenile Hall.
The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office has filed a petition against the juvenile charging him with a violation of California Penal Code section 664/187 – Attempted Murder.
This case is still ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical, but stable condition. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Senior Detective Baltazar Tapia at 805-986-6619 or by e-mail at [email protected]