Homicide Investigation in Oceanside UPDATE


On Friday July 20, 2018 at 3:54 pm, the Oceanside Police Department responded to gunshot victim at the apartment complex located at 550 Los Arbolitos. Upon officer’s arrival, a female victim was located with gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived and provided treatment but the victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim is a 24 year old female who is an Oceanside resident.

A person of interest not related to the victim was taken back to the Oceanside Police Department for questioning.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of family members. This investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Det. Brent Keys at 760-435-4832.

Homicide Update

On Saturday July 21, 2018 at about 12;30 am, Oceanside Police Detectives arrested Eduardo Arriola 25 yrs for the fatal shooting of Devon Rideout 24 yrs. Rideout was employed as a Corpsman in the US Navy aboard Camp Pendleton. Both individuals reside in the same apartment complex but there is no connection between the two. At this time there is no known motive for the shooting and detectives continue their investigation.


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