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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday December 18th, 2019 :: 07:04 p.m. PST


Arrest Made in Port Hueneme Shooting of 7 Year Old

Nature of Incident: Arrest Made in Port Hueneme Shooting of 7-Year Old
Report Number: PHPD 19-7236; RB #19-102906
Location: 100 Block of E. Pearl Street, Port Hueneme
Date & Time: July 2, 2019 @ 10:15 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Port Hueneme Police Department, Ventura County Sheriff Office, Oxnard Police Department
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Anthony Silerio
On July 2, 2019, a shooting into a residence occurred on the 100 Block of East Pearl Drive in the City of Port Hueneme.  At the time of the shooting a family of five, including three juveniles, were inside the residence.  As a result of the shooting, a 7 year old female and her mother were struck by bullets.
On December 18, 2019, Anthony Silerio was arrested for his involvement with the shooting.  He was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for Penal Code section 664/187, Attempted Murder, Penal Code section 246, Shooting at an Inhabited Dwelling, Penal Code section 245(a)(2), Assault with a Firearm, and Penal Code section 186.22(a), Street Terrorism.  He is currently in custody at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility with bail set at $1,000,000.
Prepared by: Sheriff’s Office Detective Jarrod Foote  
News Release Date: 12/18/2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Port Hueneme Detective Mike Hamrick
Work Phone (805) 986-6541
[email protected]
Approved by:
Captain Brian Slominski
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
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Ventura, CA 93003

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