Oxnard Shooting | Man wounded – 7 Year Old Girl hit with glass shards

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On 7/11/18, at approximately 11:28 p.m., officers on patrol in the area of Doris Ave. and N. Ventura Rd. heard several gunshots. They started checking the area for any potential victims. At 11:30 p.m. a member of the community called the Oxnard Police Department Communications Center to report a possible victim in the 1300 block of Edgewood Way. Officers responded to that location and located the possible victim. He did not report having been shot, but appeared to have fallen and struck his head. He was initially transported by EMS to Saint John’s Regional Medical Center. Upon further examination there it was determined that he had been struck in the head by a bullet. 

The man was outside a car when the shots were fired. A bullet went through the vehicle’s window and shattered the glass. A 7-year-old girl that was inside the car was hit by the shards of glass and cut on her arm. She was treated at the scene. The man is in stable but guarded condition in the Intensive Care Unit at VCMC.

Police do not know the motive for the shooting and the shooter has not been located.

Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or you can remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.


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