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Man Shot In Officer Involved Shooting In Ventura County

Posted on Sunday, November 20, 2011 1:47pm

An unidentified man is said to have been seriously wounded by a Port Hueneme Police officer, after the man reportedly tried to run down the officer with a vehicle.

It happened at around 10 p.m. Saturday night (11/18), in Oxnard.  A  Port Hueneme Police officer was trying to stop a suspected stolen vehicle, and it finally stopped on the 900 block of Redwood Street, in Oxnard.  The officer says after the vehicle stopped, he got out of his patrol car, but the suspect’s vehicle then sped toward him, and he opened fire in self-defense.

Because the shooting occured in Oxnard, Oxnard Police are handling the investigation.

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