UPDATE: Simi Valley | Workplace Shooting at Port to Port Import/Export

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release

***UPDATE***

On February 26, 2019 at about 3:00 PM, the Simi Valley Police Department responded to the 3900 block of Heritage Oak Court in reference fight between two subjects, one of which reportedly had a handgun. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that during a fight between two employees, the suspect employee presented a handgun and pointed it at the victim. At some point during the altercation, the suspect turned the gun towards an unoccupied vehicle that was associated with the victim and fired one shot striking the vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect in this incident has been identified as 29-year-old Christopher Rommel Besu who is from the Sylmar area. Besu has no known address at this time. He is described as being a Hispanic male, 5’ 9” tall weighing approximately 175 lbs. Besu has brown hair, brown eyes, and reportedly has a dark beard and “gauge” style earrings. Besu fled the scene in a gold 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac truck with the license plate of 6J22893.

Besu is currently wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and the unlawful discharge of a firearm. He is to be considered armed and dangerous. If you encounter Christopher Besu, do not attempt to contact him. Please immediately report any sighting of suspect Besu to the Simi Valley Police Department at (805) 527-2911. Should you have any information as to the whereabouts of Christopher Besu, please contact Detective Frates at (805) 583-6996.

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On 02-26-19, at approximately 3:12 PM, SVPD Officers were dispatched to a call of shots fired at Port to Port Import/Export, located at 3949 Heritage Oak Court. The Suspect, described as a Hispanic male adult, approximately 30 years old, 5’ 9”, 175 lbs, brown hair, and brown eyes, fired one round into an unoccupied vehicle following a workplace dispute. The Suspect then fled the area in a vehicle described as an early 2000’s, gold Ford Sport-Trac pick-up truck. 

SVPD Major Crimes Detective Unit is on scene and conducting follow up. If anyone has information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Frates at (805) 583-6996 


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