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Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots suspect in Oak View

By C.J. Ward, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter, cj.ward@keyt.com
Published On: Jul 12 2013 11:55:06 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 13 2013 05:23:14 PM CDT

It happened about 5:40 p.m. on the 10-thousand block of Old Creek Road just off Highway 33 and just south of Ojai. Capt. Aguilar of the Ventura County sheriff's office told NewsChannel 3 that deputies responded to a suspicious activity call in that area. The deputies contacted a man and moments later the shooting occurred. The suspect died at the scene.

OAK VIEW, Calif. -

The Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Oak View.

It happened about 5:40 p.m. on the 10-thousand block of Old Creek Road just off Highway 33 and just south of Ojai. Capt. Aguilar of the Ventura County sheriff's office told NewsChannel 3 that deputies responded to a suspicious activity call in that area. The deputies contacted a man and moments later the shooting occurred. The suspect died at the scene. The deputies were not injured during the confrontation.

Authorities are not releasing any information about the man who died or the circumstances surrounding his death at this time.

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