Sunday, On August 14, 2016 at 4:56 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of Morris Street for a possible shooting victim. When officers arrived, they located a 19 year old male and a 20 year old male, suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was taken to the Ventura County Medical Center and the second victim was taken to the Los Robles Medical Center. Both victims are expected to survive and are currently listed in stable condition. Investigators are looking into the 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 Detective Aragon 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.