News Story


Arrest of attempted murder suspect
2/24/2018 8:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Arrest of attempted murder suspect


Report Number:



13100 block of East Millerton Road, Moorpark

Date & Time:

02/23/2018 at 3:52 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Patrol and Investigations Bureau, East County Major Crimes Bureau, Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit and Directed Enforcement Unit 

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Sean Curran

(V) Lance McLaughlin

(V) Tiffany Johnson

(V) Female juvenile

Simi Valley


Simi Valley



On February 23rd, 2018 at approximately 3:52 PM, patrol deputies from the Moorpark Sheriff's Station responded to a call of a shooting victim in the 13100 block of East Millerton Road.  The victim, identified as Lance McLaughlin, was suffering from multiple, non-life threatening gunshot wounds.  Deputies also learned of two additional victims, one of whom was a juvenile, who were not struck by gunfire.       


Detectives from the Moorpark Investigations Bureau and the East County Major Crimes Bureau responded to the scene and learned that the shooting actually took place a few blocks away in the 4500 block of Vista Del Valle Drive.  Detectives from the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit and Thousand Oaks Directed Enforcement Unit assisted with the investigation, which led to identifying the suspect as Sean Curran.  Both units were instrumental in both locating and arresting Curran, without incident. 


Curran was charged with one count of 664/187(a) PC ' Attempted Murder, one count of 246 PC ' Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle, and one count of 273a(a) PC ' Felony Child Endangerment.  He is being held at the Ventura County Main Jail in lieu of a $1,000,000.00 bail. 


Prepared by:

Detective Sergeant Kevin Lynch


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Sergeant Rob Yoos

Phone number (805) 494-8218



Approved by:

Captain John Reilly