The Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau is conducting an investigating into the shooting death of the decedent, which occurred in the 14000 block of Santa Paula / Ojai Rd., Santa Paula. On Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 10 a.m., deputies responded to a gunshot victim in 14000 block of Santa Paula / Ojai Road in Santa Paula. Upon the arrival of deputies and medical personnel, they determined that the victim, Aleric Owen, 50, had suffered a fatal injury. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics and medical personnel.
The Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau responded and conducted a thorough and exhaustive investigation. It was determined that the victim had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. The victim’s son, Peter Owen, 23, was subsequently arrested and booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility (PTDF) on suspicion of Homicide, a violation of Penal Code /187(a).