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Teen shot in knee in Oxnard; suspect sought

A map shows the 100 block of Eliza Court in Oxnard, Calif.
November 20, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An 18-year-old was shot in the knee in Oxnard, and police are searching for the suspected gunman.

Officers responded to the 100 block of Eliza Court in the La Colonia neighborhood around 9 p.m. Monday after hearing and receiving reports of shots fired.

When police arrived, they found 18-year-old Diego Espinoza laying in a walkway. He had been shot once in the knee.

Espinoza was transported to Ventura County Medical Center with a non life-threatening injury, police said.

Police say with help from the public, they were able to locate a possible suspect vehicle in the 5100 block of Columbus Place, and investigators along with SWAT responded. However, no arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (805) 486-6506.


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