Santa Paula Police Department
Santa Paula Police Department

On 3-29-14 at approixmately 1258 hours, Officers from the Santa Paula Police Department responded to the 1200 block of High St. regarding a call of an Assualt with a Deadly Weapon. Once Officers arrived they discovered the victim, Norma Elizalde, 39 years of Santa Paula, had sustained a gun shot wound ot her neck. Officers began CPR until EMS arrived on scene.

Officers learned that the incident began when two subjects were involved in a physical altercation with two other subjects who were passing by in a dark colored sedan. During the incident the unidentified subject fired several rounds from a handgun. One of the rounds entered the victims residence and struck her while she was in a carport area.

Several local residences were checked by members of the Santa Paula Police Department regarding sightings of possible suspects, however none were located. This case is currently under investigation by the Santa Paula Police Department Detectives Unit. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Santa Paual Police Department at 525-4474 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers.

Nature of Incident: Homicide
Report Number(s): SG1400532
Location(s): 1200 block High St.
Dates & Times: 3-29-14 / 1300 hours
Unit Responsible: Patrol
(S)uspects, (V)ictims City of Residence Age
Norma Elizalde
Santa Paula
Officer Preparing Press Release: Sgt. Scott Varner #1022
Press Release Date: 3-30-14
Follow-Up Contact: Lt. Cordero
Approved by: Lieutenant Ismael Cordero #1038