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Santa Paula shooting suspect surrenders to police

Monday, August 05, 2013
A map indicates the location of a shooting investigation in the 100 block of Sonoma Lane in Santa Paula on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.

A map indicates the location of a shooting investigation in the 100 block of Sonoma Lane in Santa Paula on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A Santa Paula man surrendered to police after admitting to shooting and wounding another man.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, officers with the Santa Paula Police Department received a call about a gunshot victim in the 100 block of Sonoma Lane. When investigators arrived on scene, they contacted Samuel Medina, who told officers that he had "shot someone." The 40-year-old was taken into custody.

Officers then found the victim, 21-year-old Antonio Purcallo, inside a home with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was treated on scene and transported to Ventura County Medical Center.

Media was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and taken to Ventura County Jail.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact Santa Paula police.

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