Update: 2 Suspects taken into Custody: 19 year old Thousand Oaks Man shot and Killed in Newbury Park

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release


Two men were arrested Friday in connection with the shooting death of a Thousand Oaks resident that occurred late Thursday. Investigators tracked down the pair hours after the shooting and recovered evidence related to the crime, including a handgun. Investigators believe the shooting was gang related.

Caden Crowell and Hector Delgado were booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura on one count of murder and one count of street terrorism. The victim of the shooting has been identified as David Smith, 19, of Thousand Oaks.

The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information














A Thousand Oaks man was shot and killed late Thursday night in a condominium complex in Newbury Park. At 11:14 pm, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding shots heard and a person down in the . Deputies responded to the scene and located an adult male lying in the middle of the street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The man’s identity is not being released pending the notification of next of kin by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Sheriff’s homicide detectives are currently investigating the circumstances which led to the man’s death. Anyone with information about this crime can contact Detective Sergeant Steve Jenkins at (805)384-4727.

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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3 Responses to Update: 2 Suspects taken into Custody: 19 year old Thousand Oaks Man shot and Killed in Newbury Park

  1. William Hicks December 1, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    WELL, Newbury Park may not be immune to violent crime, but, thanks to our diligent Police and likely neighborhood awareness, we don’t tolerate very long.

  2. William Hicks December 1, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    This is an area on the north side of the freeway. In most cases, this is an area in Newbury Park where there are a plethora of drug related crimes, and not exempt from some gang activity.

    • William Hicks December 1, 2017 at 1:06 pm

      Just check the weekly Sheriff’s Blotter to verify where most of the crime is at in Newbury Park.


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