Man Shot In Oxnard

Tuesday January 22, 2019

  Updated--The Oxnard Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit is looking for the suspect and motive for a shooting Tuesday afternoon that sent a man to the hospital.

   It happened around 1:23 PM in the 1800 block of South G Street in a residential neighborhood south of Wooley Road between Ventura Road and Saviers Road.

   Oxnard police say a man in his 20's was walking in that area when he was confronted by the suspect who shot him once in the torso.

   The suspect believed to be a 15-20-year-old male.

   He fled the scene and was reportedly still at large.

   The victim was taken by ambulance to the trauma center at VCMC, condition unknown.

   Two nearby schools went on lockdown immediately following the shooting but the lockdowns were lifted.

    Streets in the area were also closed to allow for crime scene investigation as officers searched for the suspect.