Two teens were injured as a result of a shooting in the community of Saticoy.

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  

On May 12, 2018, at approximately 2:22 AM, Ventura County Sheriff’s patrol deputies and detectives responded to a shooting that occurred in the 11000 block of Violeta Street. Deputies discovered the victims were seated inside a parked vehicle when a light colored sedan stopped a short distance away. An unidentified suspect then fired a single round at the victims’ vehicle.

The round struck the victims’ vehicle and bullet fragments hit both occupants.

The victims fled the scene in their vehicle, traveling eastbound on Highway 118. The suspect vehicle followed them and a suspect fired several additional rounds at the victims. Shortly after evading the suspects, the victims’ vehicle crashed and came to rest along Forest Park Blvd. in the Riverpark area of Oxnard.

Both victims, a 13 year old from Ventura and 16 year old from Oxnard, sustained non-life threatening injuries. V-1 was treated at a local hospital and released. V-2 was transferred to a hospital in Los Angeles, but has since been released.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact Detectives Frances Saleh (805-384-4729) or Greg Cadman (805-384-4726).

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 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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