Man Fatally Wounded In Car On South Coast

Jan 13, 2020

Authorities are still trying to piece together what led to a car to car shooting in Ventura County which left a man dead over the weekend. It happened just after 12:30 Saturday morning, just outside of Oxnard in the community of El Rio.

Ventura County Sheriff’s detectives say a 21 year old man was in a car on Alvarado Street, when someone in another vehicle opened fire. The man was struck. Despite the efforts of first responders and doctors, he was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital. His name hasn’t been released. Detectives aren’t saying at this point whether they think the killing was gang related.