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Burglary suspects open fire in Oxnard home

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

March 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Oxnard police are searching for three men who opened fired during an attempted burglary Sunday night.

Authorities said that the three suspects entered the residence on Poplar Street around 9:30 p.m. and confronted the victim with a handgun. A struggle ensued over the gun, and the victim was able to lock the men outside the residence.

Police say that one of the suspects fired several shots into the residence, before fleeing the area in a vehicle. Nobody was injured by the gunfire.

The suspects are described as male Hispanics, between 18 and 20 years old. Anyone with information is urged to contact authorities at (805) 486-6228. If you would like to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.