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Police Thought It Was A Traffic Accident In Oxnard, But They Now Say It Was Murder

Police arriving at what they thought was the scene of a traffic accident on the South Coast discovered it was a murder.

Oxnard Police officers were called to the intersection of Camino Del Sol and Rice Avenue just after 7 Tuesday night. There was a report of a man lying in the street, and they initially thought it was a hit and run case involving a pedestrian. But, police and paramedics discovered the man had multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. There’s no word yet on the identity of the person.

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. 
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