Port Hueneme Police Arrest Suspect in Homicide of 16 Year Old

Port Hueneme Police Department – Incident Press Release  

On July 14, 2017 at approximately 10:30 p.m., detectives from the Port Hueneme Police Department arrested 17-year-old Luis Antonio Gonzalez of Port Hueneme for the murder of 16 year old Gerardo Sandoval of Oxnard. The incident occurred on July 4th in the 2700 Block of Bolker Drive in the City of Port Hueneme. Sandoval and Gonzalez were involved in a dispute that ended in Gonzalez shooting Sandoval several times. Sandoval had been rushed to the Ventura County Medical Center where he was listed in grave condition. Several days later, Sandoval died of his injuries.

Suspect Luis Antonio Gonzalez was taken into custody near his residence without incident and booked into the Ventura County Juvenile Justice Detention Center.  Gonzalez will appear in Juvenile Court where he will face murder charges for the death of Gerardo Sandoval.    

This was the City of Port Hueneme’s first homicide of 2017.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Rocque Lopez Sr. at 805-986-6578 or rrlopez@cityofporthueneme.org.

Luis Antonio Gonzalez of Port Hueneme: Photo Credit Port Hueneme PD

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