Oceanside teen fatally shot in alleged gang altercation

OCEANSIDE — An Oceanside teenager was fatally shot on Nov. 15 during an alleged fight between two rival gangs near the railroad tracks, according to Oceanside Police. One arrest has been made for the shooting. 

Two passersby found Ozzy Maturano, 18, lying on the ground on a bike path north of Neptune Way around 6:45 p.m with a single gunshot wound, according to Lt. Aaron Doyle. The pair called 911 and attempted lifesaving measures on the teen until paramedics from Oceanside Fire Department arrived.

Maturano was pronounced dead at the scene.

Oceanside police officers arrested 20-year-old Oceanside resident Torrey Michael Deangelis on Nov. 17 for allegedly committing the crime.

Deangelis was charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder of three additional victims at the Vista courthouse on Wednesday. Each count includes allegations that the crimes were gang-related and involved the defendant using a firearm.

If convicted, he faces 77 years to life in prison.

He is being held in San Diego Central Jail on bail for $5 million.

Authorities believe Deangelis fired shots and killed Maturano when a physical fight broke out between two rival Oceanside gangs, according to a press release from Oceanside Police Department.

Further details have not been released because the investigation is ongoing.

Deangelis is also being held in custody for a separate case involving charges of breaking probation and assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information about the case should contact Detective Dunn at (760) 435-4054.

 

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