Suspect arrested for attempted murder–Oxnard

3:09 PM, rx Oxnard Police Officers responded to a call of a stabbing victim and a possible traffic collision in the 4500 block of Reeder Avenue. When officers arrived, sale they contacted the victim, a 27 year old Oxnard resident. The victim had been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and was suffering from a single stab wound to the head. The victim was transported to Ventura County Medical Center where he underwent surgery. He is listed in critical but stable condition.

Ventura County Medical Center

Ventura County Medical Center

From a witness at the scene, officers were able to obtain a suspect description. Officers responding to the scene located the suspect nearby. He was identified as 32 year old Oxnard resident, Miguel Jimenez, and was arrested without incident. Officers determined that a fight between the suspect and victim had occurred in a parking lot at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Beaumont Avenue. After the victim was stabbed, he entered his vehicle and began to drive away from the area. He eventually lost consciousness and collided with a parked unoccupied vehicle.

If anyone has further information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Detective Edgar Fernandez at (805) 385-7635.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or 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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