1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting at Simi Valley residence




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  • 2022-01-25 20:52:07Z
  • By VC Star | Ventura County Star
Yellow police tape blocked off Dusty Rose Court in Simi Valley Tuesday as police investigated an apparent gunfire incident that killed a man and left a woman in critical condition.
Yellow police tape blocked off Dusty Rose Court in Simi Valley Tuesday as police investigated an apparent gunfire incident that killed a man and left a woman in critical condition.  

One person died and a second was hospitalized after an apparent shooting at a Simi Valley residence on Tuesday morning.

At around 8:20 a.m., officers responded to an "unknown problem" at a home in the 100 block of Dusty Rose Court, the Simi Valley Police Department reported. The block is on a cul-de-sac next to open space in the Wood Ranch neighborhood, located in the city's southwest corner.

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Police found a man and a woman at the scene, both with apparent gunshot wounds and both in critical condition. The two were taken by ambulance to Los Robles Regional Medical Center. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the woman remained in critical condition as of late Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Simi Valley police investigated an apparent shooting Tuesday on Dusty Rose Court that killed a man and left a woman in critical condition.
Simi Valley police investigated an apparent shooting Tuesday on Dusty Rose Court that killed a man and left a woman in critical condition.  

Detectives remained on scene to investigate, although police officials said there were no outstanding suspects and no danger to the public.

Preliminary evidence indicates the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute, authorities said.

No other information was immediately available.

This story will be updated as more information is released.

Jeremy Childs is a breaking news and public safety reporter covering the night shift for the Ventura County Star. He can be reached by calling 805-437-0208 or emailing jeremy.childs@vcstar.com. You can also find him on Twitter @Jeremy_Childs.

This article originally appeared on Ventura County Star: One dead, one hospitalized in Simi Valley neighborhood shooting

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