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UPDATE - Ventura Ave. Deputy Involved Shooting
9/8/2013 4:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Officer Involved Shooting (UPDATED INFORMATION)

Report Number:



Ventura Avenue @ Fraser Lane, unincorporated area north of the city of Ventura

Date & Time:

Sept. 7, 2013 @ 4:33 pm

Unit Responsible:

Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau

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

City of Residence


(S) Costa, Devon Thomas

Simi Valley




The suspect, who was shot and killed when he attacked a Ventura County Sheriff's deputy yesterday afternoon, has been identified as 21-year-old Devon Costa of Simi Valley.



Deputy Preparing Media Release:


Sgt. Eric Buschow

Media Release Date:

Sept. 8, 2013

Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Eric Buschow  (805)947-8129

Approved by:

Capt. Rob Davidson