Shooting Victim Dies In Oxnard

DATE:             August 19, 2021, 2157 hours

SUBJECT:     Shooting Victim Dies in Oxnard

LOCATION:   1500 block of Crawford Street, Oxnard, CA

VICTIM:         Uriel Barrera, 26 Year Old, Oxnard Resident

CONTACT:    Edgar Fernandez, Sergeant

                      (805) 385-7763 | [email protected]

On August 19th, 2021, at about 2200 hours, Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Crawford Street regarding a shooting victim in front of a residence. When officers arrived, they found the victim, Uriel Barrera, 26 year old, Oxnard resident, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and immediately transported the victim to the hospital. Unfortunately, Barrera succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officer arrival. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle believed to be used by the suspect to flee. A white 2000 Chevrolet Utility Truck, California license plate 6L29406. Picture attached.

The Oxnard Police Department Major Crimes Unit responded to the location and has taken over this investigation. This is the 12th homicide in the City of Oxnard this year.

Detectives are also 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: 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 Ken Tougas (805) 200-5669.  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, 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: to submit a tip via text or email.

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