Victim Dies from Gunshot Wounds

Santa Paula, Calif. – An adult male in his 50’s who suffered gunshot wounds in Santa Paula died after lifesaving efforts by medical personnel. No suspects have been arrested. The investigation is ongoing.

On July 8, 2023, at about 3:15 p.m. the Santa Paula Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim on Whipple Rd. Police Officers and medical personnel arrived on scene shortly after and saw an adult male laying on the ground. The victim was treated at the scene by medical personnel and transported to an area hospital. He later succumbed to his injuries.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Santa Paula Police Department detectives are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information about the incident can call Detective Virani at (805) 525-4474 Ext. 145 or email