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Victim, Suspect In Calif. Shopping Mall Murder-Attempted Suicide Identified

VENTURA, CA. - The victim in yesterday's shooting at the Oaks Mall has been identified as 29-year-old Parisa Siddiqi of Thousand Oaks. Siddiqi was shot and killed Saturday afternoon by her ex-husband while she was working at a retail store inside the mall. The suspect, who has been identified as Kev

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-03-18 22:08:17

Woman Dead, Man Injured Following Shooting at Thousand Oaks Mall

A woman was killed and a man was injured following a shooting at a Ventura County shopping mall Saturday afternoon. The victim was identified as a 30-year-old woman from Thousand Oaks and the suspect was identified as a 33-year-old man from Los Angeles. The victim and the suspect are a divorced coup

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-17 22:08:25

Police say domestic clash triggered California mall gunfire

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Police say a man shot and killed his former wife in a Southern California shopping mall Saturday and then turned the gun on himself. The 33-year-old gunman was taken to a hospital. The Ventura County Star newspaper reports that the Los Angeles-area resident is in critical co

WOWT - 2018-03-18 18:27:00

Man Shoots Ex-Wife At CA Mall, Sending Customers Running

THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- A man shot and killed his ex-wife Saturday at a popular southern California mall, sending dozens of people running from the stores while others hid behind closed doors. The incident happened around 2:15 p.m. at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, according to the Ventura County Sher

PATCH - 2018-03-17 21:44:51

The Latest: Man Kills Person at California Mall, Wounds Self

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Southern California mall (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a man shot and killed someone at a Southern California mall and then turned the gun on himself. Ventura County fire Capt. Steve Swindle says the shooter was wounded Saturday

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-17 23:03:40

Shooting reported at The Oaks mall

Ventura County sheriff's deputies are responding to reports of a shooting at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks. The armed suspect was first reported around 2:20 p.m. today at mall, located at 190 West Hillcrest Drive. The armed suspect was described as an adult male wearing a dark jacket and tan pants

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-03-17 21:29:28

Ventura thanks Thomas Fire heroes during St. Patrick's Day Parade

They painted the town green for the 30th year in a row. The Ventura Elks Lodge's St. Patrick's Day parade made its way up Main Street on Saturday, with many celebrating the return - or rather, a rebirth - of Shamhock, the giant green inflatable pig. The inflatable got the air knocked out of it last

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-03-18 01:29:16

Victim of Oaks mall shooting identified

Police investigate the scene of a deadly shooting Saturday at The Oaks mall. BOBBY CURTIS/Acorn Newspapers The victim of Saturday's deadly act of domestic violence at The Oaks mall has been identified as Parisa Siddiqi, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office said. Siddiqi, a 29-year-old mother of two f

THOUSAND OAKS ACORN - 2018-03-18 18:11:00

Oxnard police searching for homicide suspect

Jonathan Fuentes, 21 years old. Suspect in murder. (Oxnard Police Department) OXNARD, Calif. - Authorities are searching for a 21-year-old man believed armed and dangerous suspected of shooting and killing a person in Oxnard Wednesday night. Jonathan Fuentes, 21, is on the run from police following


Man killed in Oxnard shooting

Feb. 19, 1997: Evan Ramsey, 16, opened fire with a shotgun in a common area at Bethel High School in Bethel, Alaska, killing principal Ron Edwards and classmate Josh Palacious. Ramsey was charged as an adult and sentenced to 200 years in prison. OXNARD, Calif. - A shooter is on the loose after one m


Oxnard restaurant employee robbed at gunpoint

An Oxnard restaurant was the location of an armed robbery Wednesday night, police officials said. Just after 8 p.m., a male suspect entered the restaurant in the 4200 block of Saviers Road and demanded money from an employee at gunpoint. The employee complied, and the suspect fled the scene. The sus


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man arrested for attempting to molest a 13-year-old girl in Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. - A 21-year-old man has been arrested after police accused him of trying to molest a 13-year-old girl inside a Ventura bookstore Monday night. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble bookstore on Telephone Road. The mother of the 13-year-old girl called Ventura


Oxnard police investigate stabbing victim

Police were contacted at 7:20 p.m. about a stabbing victim who transported himself to St. John's Regional Medical Center, 1600 N Rose Ave. The male victim arrived with a stab wound to his arm that was not life-threatening, authorities said. Police went to the scene to investigate the circumstances t


Ventura mother facing trial in toddler son's death

A detective testified Wednesday that a Ventura woman accused of killing her toddler son in 2016 told the investigator that she left the boy struggling to breathe for 20 minutes after hitting and throwing him on the floor. Ventura police Detective Cameron Goettsche gave the testimony during a prelim


Four San Marcos Players Earn Channel League First-Team Honors in Girls Soccer

San Marcos put four players on the All-Channel League girls soccer first team. The Royals, who lost only one game in league and finished second behind Ventura, had Jenna Torchia, Sierra Palladino, Cate Clancy and Zoe Ise selected to the 13-member first team Dos Pueblos and Santa Barbara each had two


SWAT, K-9, tear gas help draw out Oxnard suspect

A standoff Wednesday afternoon in south Oxnard required an armored police vehicle, a K-9 unit, tear gas and SWAT officers with rifles and military-style vests when a man wanted on a felony warrant ran into a house and refused to come out, authorities said. The incident unfolded around 2:35 p.m. afte


Hundreds of Santa Barbara High School students walk out in protest of gun violence

Students at Santa Barbara High School walked out of class March 14 to protest gun violence in the wake of the Florida shooting. (Senerey de los Santos / KEYT.com) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Hundreds of thousands of students across the country walked out of school on Wednesday to make their voices heard


Oxnard police respond to report of shooting

Oxnard police are investigating a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Deodar Avenue. The shooting was reported at about 9:05 p.m. According to initial reports, the victim and shooter were both male. Police responded to the scene and were looking for the suspect, who could still be in possessi


SBA Disaster Loan Centers set to close in Santa Barbara and Ventura

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Wednesday that Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Santa Barbara and Ventura will close on Friday, March 16. "SBA opened the centers to provide personalized assistance to California businesses and residents who were affected b