The Oxnard Police Department has released the name of the 14-year old victim that was killed by gunfire. Leonardo Gonzalez Jimenez was shot and killed Monday evening as he stood by a bus stop waiting for a ride home from a relative at the corner of C Street and Hill St in Oxnard.
Oxnard Police responded to a shooting victim in the 1300 block of South C Street on Monday, September 12, 2022, at approximately 7:45 pm. Officers and EMS personnel located Leonardo Jimenez on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds and transported him to the Ventura County Medical Center. Unfortunately, despite lifesaving efforts, Jimenez died at the hospital.
Major Crimes detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the case. Preliminary information indicates the shooting was gang-related.
Investigators are encouraging anyone who has any information, or may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective Kaya Boysan (805) 385-7645. Additionally, the City of Oxnard offers a reward of $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any individuals responsible for committing homicides within the City.
Detectives are asking anyone who may have video recorded or photographed all or part of the incident, to upload your media directly to the investigators via the following link: https://oxnardpd.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/1300southcstreet
All submissions are immediately logged into the Oxnard Police Department’s digital evidence system. Contact information is not stored by Axon and community members can remain anonymous, choosing to upload their files without providing contact information.
Also, 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.