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South Coast Man Fatally Wounded

Oxnard Police Department
Man shot in Oxnard neighborhood.

Killing is the City of Oxnard's 10th in 2021.

Detectives are trying to figure out what led to a fatal shooting on the South Coast. Oxnard Police were called to a home on the 700 block of South East Street just before 1 a.m. Sunday by reports of a stabbing.

They found a seriously injured man. It turned out he had been shot and not stabbed. The man was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.

The victim is being identified as a 48-year-old Oxnard resident, His name hasn’t been released.

It’s Oxnard’s tenth homicide of the year.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.