14-year-old shot and killed in Oxnard
OXNARD, Calif. - Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Oxnard Monday night.
It happened around 7:45 p.m. in the area near 1300 S. C Street, according to police.
Officers say that 14-year-old Leonardo Gonzalez Jimenez was shot and killed while he stood by a bus stop waiting for a ride home from a relative. Responding officers found Gonzalez with multiple gunshot wounds at the scene. He was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.
Authorities are now offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect or suspects in this case. Police say that early evidence suggests that the shooting was gang related. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oxnard Police Department at 805-385-7600 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Detectives are also asking anyone who may have video of what happened to upload it to investigators online at oxnardpd.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/1300southcstreet. Uploaded files can be submitted anonymously.