OXNARD (CBSLA.com)  — Police in Oxnard have released the sketch of a murder suspect wanted for the slaying of a 78-year-old man.

The sketch, released Friday, comes three days short of the one-year anniversary of the murder of Ruben Alfaro.

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He was murdered in the 5300 block of Cypress Road and authorities believed Alfaro was the unintentional victim of a gang related shooting.

Investigators have conducted multiple canvasses, examined evidence, and contacted numerous witnesses in the open investigation.

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Detectives are appealing to the public to help them bring Alfaro’s killer to justice.

If you have any additional information about the murder, please contact Detective Gordon Currie at (805) 200-5682. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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The City of Oxnard offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect or suspects in homicide cases.