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Gunman sought in deadly Ventura shooting

A Google Maps image indicates the location of a deadly shooting at Ramona Street and Ventura Avenue in the city of Ventura on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (Google Maps)

October 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The search is on for the gunman who fatally shot a male victim in Ventura Tuesday night.

Ventura police responded to Ramona Street and Ventura Avenue at 9:40 p.m. for reports of a shooting. When they arrived, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound.

The male victim was transported to Ventura County Medical Center where he later died. His name and age have not been released.

Investigators say they have learned that the victim was walking in the area when a dark-colored SUV occupied by four males stopped near him. The suspect got out and shot the victim. The SUV then took off and was last seen traveling eastbound on Ramona Street.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, in his early 20s, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a white T-shirt and dark shorts.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to contact the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4441.