OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — Police Friday arrested an Oxnard man accused of killing his wife in their home.
Ventura County sheriff’s deputies took Alfredo Ortiz into custody at about 2:15 p.m. in the unincorporated area of Somis.READ MORE: 4 Arrests Made In Connection With Lakewood Flash Mob Burglary Of Home Depot
Before his arrest, Oxnard police requested help from deputies to search the area, where the suspect was last seen.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
“During this time, a 911 call was received from an agricultural worker who told dispatchers that a Hispanic male subject had just attempted to carjack his work vehicle,” according to a press released prepared by Cmdr. Andrew Salinas of the Oxnard Police Department.
Authorities immediately set up a perimeter and eventually apprehended Ortiz.MORE NEWS: Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton Artistic Director And Off-White Founder, Dies Of Cancer At 41
The suspect is accused of shooting his wife to death while their six children were in their Oxnard home on North Juanita Avenue Thursday morning.