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Simi Valley Police Department
Wednesday February 27th, 2019 :: 12:11 a.m. PST


An update to this message has been issued.

Workplace Shooting at Port to Port Import/Export. ***UPDATE*


On February 26, 2019 at about 3:00 PM, the Simi Valley Police Department responded to the 3900 block of Heritage Oak Court in reference fight between two subjects, one of which reportedly had a handgun. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that during a fight between two employees, the suspect employee presented a handgun and pointed it at the victim. At some point during the altercation, the suspect turned the gun towards an unoccupied vehicle that was associated with the victim and fired one shot striking the vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect in this incident has been identified as 29-year-old Christopher Rommel Besu who is from the Sylmar area. Besu has no known address at this time. He is described as being a Hispanic male, 5’ 9” tall weighing approximately 175 lbs. Besu has brown hair, brown eyes, and reportedly has a dark beard and "gauge" style earrings. Besu fled the scene in a gold 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac truck with the license plate of 6J22893.

Besu is currently wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and the unlawful discharge of a firearm. He is to be considered armed and dangerous. If you encounter Christopher Besu, do not attempt to contact him. Please immediately report any sighting of suspect Besu to the Simi Valley Police Department at (805) 527-2911. Should you have any information as to the whereabouts of Christopher Besu, please contact Detective Frates at (805) 583-6996.

Simi Valley Police Department
3901 Alamo St
Simi Valley, CA 93063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-583-6950

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