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District Attorney Press Release

District Attorney Offers Assistance to Traumatized Bystanders of Oceano Dunes Shooting

Author: District Attorney's Office
Date: 5/7/2019 11:07:11 AM

District Attorney Dan Dow is encouraging any individuals who attended the Cinco de Mayo concert at Oceano Dunes on May 5, 2019, and who were present at the time of the shooting, to contact the Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center for help.


*A Spanish version of this article can be found here.*

In the wake of the horrifying mass shooting at the Oceano Dunes Recreation Area early Sunday morning May 5, 2019, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center is contacting victims of the shooting to provide assistance and assure access to all available resources. 

As this event was observed by many individuals who have not yet been identified as being impacted by the incident, District Attorney Dan Dow is encouraging those traumatized by the event to call the Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center at (805) 781-5821.  Victim-Witness staff will assist these individuals with accessing available resources and provide support to help reduce the trauma resulting from this incident. 

The Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center works to reduce the trauma, frustration, and inconvenience experienced by victims, witnesses, and family members affected by crime. We do this by providing a wide variety of services to victims of crime and their families, in addition to supporting victims and witnesses throughout the criminal justice process.

For more information, you may visit our website: http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/da

Please contact Assistant District Attorney Eric J. Dobroth at 805.781.5819 with any questions.