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Male, female teens injured in Oxnard shooting

Witnesses say a male and female were walking in the area of Devonshire Drive and F Street when three to four Hispanic males confronted them. Words were exchanged and one of the males pulled out a gun and fired at the couple. The group of males fled the area. (Google Maps)
April 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two teens were injured in a street shooting in Oxnard Monday night.

Witnesses say a male and female were walking in the area of Devonshire Drive and F Street when three to four Hispanic males confronted them. Words were exchanged and one of the males pulled out a gun and fired at the couple. The group of males fled the area.

Oxnard police officers arrived at about 8 p.m. on the 600 block of Devonshire Dr. The female victim was lying in the street. The male victim was located several blocks away.

The female victim, an 18-year-old Oxnard resident, was treated at the scene and hospitalized at Saint John's Regional Medical Center with a minor gunshot wound in her back. She was listed in stable condition. The wound was not considered life-threatening.

The male victim, a 19-year-old Oxnard resident, sustained several gunshot wounds. He was hospitalized at the Ventura County Medical Center and listed in serious but stable condition. His injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

There were no descriptions of the three to four Hispanic men.

If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit Ventura County Crime Stoppers to submit a tip via text or email.


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