Fillmore/ Attempted Murder
12/29/2011 7:33:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
500 Block of Central Avenue, Fillmore
Date & Time:
12-27-2011 at 8:40 p.m.
Sheriff's Gang Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent
City of Residence
V1 ' Male
V2 ' Male
V3 ' Male
On 12-27-2011, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Ventura County Sheriff Deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the 500 Block of Central Avenue in Fillmore. During the initial investigation, deputies located a 21-year-old male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Two other male subjects had a gun pointed at them during the incident, but they were not injured as a result of the shooting.
The suspect in the shooting fled the area on foot, and after an extensive search utilizing the Sheriff's helicopter and K9 teams, the suspect was not located. He is described as a slender Hispanic male, standing 5' 9' to 6' tall, wearing all black.
The shooting is being investigated as a gang-related incident.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to call the Sheriff's Gang Unit at 1-888-58-Gangs.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Senior Deputy Eric Tennessen
Media Release Date:
Senior Deputy Eric Tennessen 677-8771
Captain Mike Aranda