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Shots fired at Oxnard juvenile court; gunman sought

October 19, 2009 | 10:58 am

Shots were fired this morning at a courthouse in Oxnard, and authorities were searching for the gunman.

The juvenile courthouse and the juvenile justice center on Vineyard Avenue in Oxnard were locked down and more than two dozen deputies were on scene.

The shots were fired shortly after 9 a.m. and at least one hit a courthouse window. No one was injured.

Capt. Bruce Norris of the Ventura County Sheriff's Department said deputies have set up a half-mile perimeter around the courthouse.

-- Ari B. Bloomekatz

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