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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Saturday January 11th, 2020 :: 11:20 a.m. PST


Murder Investigation

Nature of Incident: Murder Investigation
Report Number: 20-05499
Location: 2700 block of Alvarado Street, Oxnard, CA
Date & Time: 01/11/2020 @ 12:38 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Headquarters Patrol Station
Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit
Sheriff’s Gang Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
(V) Hispanic Male Oxnard 21
A 21 year old male victim died after being shot in El Rio.

At about 12:38 AM, the Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call of shots fired in the unincorporated area of El Rio. Deputies responded and located a male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was treated by emergency medical personnel and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation determined the victim was traveling north along Alvarado Street when the occupant of another car shot a firearm which struck the vehicle and the victim. At this time, it is unknown if this crime is gang related.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Cyrus Zadeh at (805) 384-4731.

Prepared by: Detective Cyrus Zadeh
News Release Date: 01/11/2020
Media Follow-Up Contact: Captain Eric Hatlee
[email protected]
(805) 947-8253

Approved by: Captain Jeff Miller

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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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