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Oxnard shooting suspects connected to gang

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
This image from Google Maps shows the location of a shooting in the 200 block of Campbell way in Oxnard on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

This image from Google Maps shows the location of a shooting in the 200 block of Campbell way in Oxnard on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A search is underway for suspects who shot and injured a teen in an Oxnard neighborhood. Officials believe the shooters are in a gang.

At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, police officers received a call of shots fired in the South Winds neighborhood. Responding officers found a 16-year-old victim injured from a single bullet wound in the 200 block of Campbell Way. The teen was transported to an area hospital with a non life-threatening injury.

According to investigators, two cars drove into the area and fired at the victim while yelling their gang name. The victim tried to flee but was struck by gunfire.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740. You can also call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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