Released: November 18, 2016 - Friday, 09:25 PM

Attempted Murder

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 11-18-16, Approximately 12:55 PMPlace of Occurrence: 700 block of Jetty Avenue, OceanoVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: Loretta Dean Lopez, 57, OceanoThe Sheriff's Office is releasing the identity of the woman involved in a shooting in the 700 block of Jetty Avenue in Oceano on 11-18-16. The suspect is identified as 57-year-old Loretta Dean Lopez of Oceano
According to witnesses, a dispute between neighbors led to the shooting. Witnesses say Lopez was brandishing a gun when a shot was fired which hit a male victim in the abdomen. He was taken to a local hospital with what appears to be a non-life threatening wound.
Lopez was detained at the scene and later arrested for attempted murder. She was booked into County Jail. The investigation is continuing. No further information is available at this time.