Two Homicides in Oxnard


The Oxnard Police Department is investigating two homicides that occurred almost six hours apart in different locations of the city on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Preliminary information indicates that the two homicides do not appear to be related.
The first homicide occurred at 5 p.m. Oxnard police officers responded to a shooting victim in the 1900 block of North Ventura Road. When officers arrived on scene, the located a male in his early 30’s with multiple gunshot wounds. Police officers provided first aid to the victim until paramedics arrived on scene. The victim was rushed to the Ventura County Medical Center by ambulance.
Unfortunately, the victim died of his injuries.
The second homicide occurred at 11 p.m. Oxnard police officers responded to a shooting victim in the 1300 block of South C Street. The officers located a male in his early 20 with multiple gunshot wounds in a nearby parking lot. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived, but pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
The Oxnard Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit and Major Crimes Unit responded to both incidents and assumed the investigations. At this point in the investigations, detectives do not have any suspect information. The motive for either homicide is unknown, and gang motivation has not been ruled out. This is Oxnard’s seventh and eight homicides for the year.
The City of Oxnard offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect(s) in homicide cases. Investigators are urging anyone with information about one or both of these homicides to call the Oxnard Police Department. You can remain anonymous and still provide valuable information to assist with the investigation. There are numerous ways to provide information to the Oxnard Police Department:
- *Oxnard Police Department Website * –
- *Oxnard Police Department Facebook Page* –
- *Ventura County Crimes Stoppers* – - (800) 222-8477
- *Detective Edgar Fernandez* – - (805) 385-7645
- *Detective Steve Ramirez* – - (805) 385-7760
- *Violent Crimes Hotline* – (805) 982-7070.

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