Crime

27-year-old man shot and killed in Santa Paula

SANTA PAULA, Calif. - A Santa Paula man was shot and killed during early morning hours in Santa Paula Saturday morning.

Santa Paula police officers responded to the 100 block of Felkins Road after a report of a gunshot victim in the area.

Officers found a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the lower body. 

The victim was taken to Ventura County Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say they received reports of a shooting incident that happened earlier in the 500 block of Acacia Road.

Detectives responded to both locations and found that the victim was shot at the Acacia Road location earlier and was able to drive himself to Felkins Road.

The identity of the victim was not released.

The incident is currently under investigation.

The Santa Paula Police Department encourages anyone with information about this incident to call Detective Dan McCarthy at 805-525-4474 extension 282. 


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