On March 21, 2019, at about 10:30 pm, Oxnard Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 900 block of Spruce Street. Upon arrival, officers located Jose Aguilera, a 20 year old Oxnard resident, who had suffered a gunshot wound. Unfortunately, Aguilera succumbed to his injuries and died.

Since this homicide occurred, investigators have continued to work diligently to uncover leads in this case. New information has provided investigators with additional direction, but they are still seeking the public’s assistance with any information regarding this incident.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective John Sunia (805) 385-7760.   The City of Oxnard offers a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any individuals responsible for committing homicides within the City. Anyone with information regarding this case or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website: www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity.  You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so. You can also remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.