On May 27, 2023 at about 4:00 P.M., Officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to the call of a stabbing victim in the 400 block of North Anita Avenue. Emergency medical personnel quickly arrived, began life-saving measures and transported the victim to the Ventura County Medical Center.

Unfortunately, on May 28, 2023 at about 5:00 A.M. the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased, his name was Edmundo Lopez Velasco, a 33-year-old Oxnard Resident.

The Oxnard Police Department Major Crimes Unit responded and took over the investigation. Authorities, have not disclosed more information as to how or who did the stabbing of the reason for it.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who has any information, may have heard or seen anything to contact Detective Adam Aguilar (805) 385-7680. 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.

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.