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Armed Standoff In Oxnard Ends Peacefully

Posted on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 5:26pm

No one was hurt in a standoff involving an armed man, and police in Oxnard which led to the evacuation of part of a neighborhood.

Police were called to the 2000 block of Santa Lucia Avenue at around noon today, by reports on gunfire. The first officers to reach the scene heard additional shots.

Police tried to make contact with whoever was in the home, and were concerned they might be dealing with a hostage situation. However, the other people at the house the time the incident started fled before officers arrived on the scene.

Just before 2:30, a man came out of the home, and surrendered. There’s no word yet on what charges the man is facing.

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