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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday June 14th, 2024 :: 02:50 p.m. PDT


Shooting Investigation – Arrest & Request for Public Assistance

Nature of Incident:
Shooting Investigation – Arrest & Request for Public Assistance 
Report Number: 24-71618
300-block of 2nd Street, Fillmore
300-block of 3rd Street, Fillmore
Date & Time:
June 11, 2024 @ 2:07 P.M.
Unit(s) Responsible:
Fillmore Patrol Services, Fillmore Bureau of Investigations, Air Unit, West County Special Enforcement Unit, Crime Scene Investigations Unit, Crime Analysis Unit, Advanced Real Time Information Center, Unmanned Aerial Systems Unit, Headquarters Patrol Station Investigations Unit, Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Nathaniel Marrufo
(S) Juanluis Orozco

On 06/13/2024, detectives with the Sheiff’s Major Crimes Bureau, West County Special Enforcement Unit, Fillmore Bureau of Investigations arrested Nathaniel Marrufo and Juanluis Orozco for assault with a deadly weapon and negligent discharge of a firearm.
On 06/11/2024, at approximately 2:07 P.M., the Sheriff’s Communication Center received several 911-calls about shots being heard in the area of the 300-block of 3rd Street and a vehicle speeding away.  The Sheriff’s Communication Center received additional calls of an additional shooting in the 300-block of 2nd Street and several subjects running away from the area of the shooting. Deputies from the Fillmore Police Station were dispatched to the 300-block of 3rd Street.  The responding patrol deputies located evidence of the two shootings.  Detectives with the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, Fillmore Bureau of Investigations, West County Special Enforcement Unit, and Headquarters Patrol Station Investigations Unit responded to investigate the incident.
For the next couple of days, detectives from the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, Fillmore Bureau of Investigations, and West County Special Enforcement Unit collaborated together and identified the suspects of the shooting as Nathaniel Marrufo and Juanluis Orozco. 

On 06/13/2024, detectives from the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, Fillmore Bureau of Investigations, and West County Special Enforcement Unit located Marrufo and Orozco in the 1200-block of Mountain View Avenue in the city of Oxnard and arrested them for the shooting.   Search warrants were executed at their residences, located along the 900-block of “B” Street in Fillmore and 300-block of 3rd Street in Fillmore, yielding additional evidence linking the suspects to the shootings.
Marrufo and Orozco were booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for violation of Penal Code section 245(a)(2)-Assault with a Firearm, Penal Code Section 246.3(a)-Negligent Discharge of a Firearm, Penal Code section 136.1(b)(1)-Dissuading a Witness from Reporting a Crime, and Penal Code section 148.3(b)-Falsely Reporting an Emergency.
The investigation remains ongoing, with detectives seeking information from witnesses or victims of the shootings.  Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact Detectives Christopher Vorzimer, Nicole Grover or Crime Stoppers at the below listed numbers.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is committed to maintaining the safety of all residents by continued community partnerships.  The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office - Fillmore Police Department encourages citizens to immediately report suspicious people and vehicles, and to promptly report any crime they come across by calling 911.  The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank members of the public for their on-going support and due diligence in providing information to assist our agency in solving crimes. 
Prepared by: Francisco Jauregui  
News Release Date: June 14, 2024  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Christopher Vorzimer
[email protected]
Detective Nicole Grover
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Victor Medina
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Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).


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Ventura, CA 93003

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