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Man shot, killed while walking with son

December 2, 2008 8:30:30 AM PST
A man walking with his 10-year-old son was robbed and shot in Oxnard on Monday.Police said the victim, identified as 32-year-old Uriel Loya, was leaving his work at a car dealership in the 800 block of S. Oxnard Boulevard with his son when he was approached by a suspect at about 8:40 p.m.

The suspect forced Loya and his son on the ground at gunpoint, demanding personal property. Although Loya complied with the demands, the suspect still shot him and fled.

The 10-year-old boy was not harmed.

Loya was taken to Saint John's Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his torso. He later died during surgery.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Oxnard Police Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070, or call the Oxnard Police Dept. at (805) 385-7649.


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