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Thursday 04/04/2019 4:18 PM - Homicide Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 805-781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 4-3-19, Approximately 12:05 AM
Place of Occurrence: 2200 block of Beach Street, Oceano
Victim Information: Daniel Fuentes, Sr., 41, Oceano
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing new information regarding a homicide investigation in the 2200 block of Beach Street in Oceano. When Sheriff's Deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at that location this morning, they discovered a man deceased inside a home. It's believed the victim knocked on the door of a neighbor's house and when they opened the door the victim told the residents inside that he had been shot. The victim died shortly afterwards. The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 41-year-old Daniel Fuentes, Sr. of Oceano. Sheriff's Detectives are asking those residents who live in that area who may have video footage from anytime during the night of April 2 to the morning of April 3 to contact the Sheriff's Office. Possible sources of video may be home surveillance cameras or doorbell type cameras. If you are a resident of those areas and you have video footage please contact the Sheriff's Office Detective Division at 805-781-4500. Also, if you witnessed anything about the incident and have not already spoken to Detectives, please contact the Sheriff's Office at that same number. Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling (805) 549-STOP (7867) or through their website: www.slotips.org.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 04/04/2019 4:33 PM