OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — Officials say that a 15-year-old Oxnard boy was shot in the back Friday evening.

Police arriving to a shots fired call in the area of Courtland Street and Clara Street located the victim, a Latino, suffering from a gunshot wound to his back.

The unidentified teen was taken to the Ventura County Medical Center. He is listed in serious but stable condition, according to the Oxnard Police Department.

Authorities are asking any witnesses to the shooting to come forward and speak to Detective Jaime Miranda at (805) 385-7665. If you wish to remain anonymous you an call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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