News Story


Fillmore - Homicide
8/10/2012 8:37:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Homicide in Fillmore

Report Number:



900 block Lewis Ln., Fillmore

Date & Time:

8-9-12 @ 9:45 p.m.

Unit Responsible:

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau

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

City of Residence


(V) Gonzalez, Ricardo




Sheriff's deputies responded to 9-1-1 calls of citizens reporting someone shot on Lewis Ln.  Deputies arrived and discovered an injured male adult on the ground in front of a residence.  The male, identified as Ricardo Gonzalez, was treated at the scene by Fillmore Fire personnel and was pronounced deceased due to apparent gunshot wounds.   


Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing the investigation.  Anyone with information to report about this crime can call Detective Brian Richmond at (805) 384-4725.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Captain Don Aguilar

Media Release Date:

August 10, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar (805) 797-7349

Approved by:

Commander Cheryl Wade


Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).