Crime

Violence leaves Santa Paula teen dead, 35-year-old man wounded early Sunday

SANTA PAULA, Calif. - Santa Paula Police are investigating the Sunday morning murder of a teen and the shooting of a man near Las Piedras Park in Santa Paula.

Officers said they found an 18 year old man on the 500 block of Sycamore Street around 2 a.m. The Santa Paula teen was pronounced dead by paramedics.

The teen was not shot and the cause of his death will be determined by an autopsy on Monday.

Police also found a 35-year-old man nearby with multiple gunshot wounds. The unidentified man is listed in critical condition at Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura.

Investigators said the men knew each other.

The murder is the second homicide of the year in Santa Paula.

No arrests have been made.

 

 


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