On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 10:56 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to 1521 Morris Street for several calls reporting shots fired. Officers located a 37 year old Oxnard resident suffering from a gunshot wound in the area. The victim was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where he was listed in critical but stable condition. Investigators are still working to determine a motive for the shooting.
The Oxnard Police Department continues to encourage residents to be partners in public safety as part of the Operation Safer and Stronger initiative. If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7547. 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: http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.
The Oxnard Violent Crimes Unit has identified and arrested Margarita Jimenez, a 25 year old Oxnard Resident for Attempted Murder in this case.