Santa Paula police are investigating an assault with a deadly weapon incident in which the weapon was an automobile.
The incident in the parking lot of 4 Guys Liquor at 1203 East Main Street around 10:50 PM Saturday night put a pedestrian in VCMC in critical condition.
Police say there was some sort of verbal altercation between victim and suspect before the suspect used a vehicle to intentionally run down the victim.
The suspect then fled in that vehicle and as of Sunday morning was still at large.
Police did not release a description of a possible suspect vehicle.
The victim was described as a 44-year-old Santa Paula man at VCMC in critical condition as of Sunday morning.
The investigation is currently ongoing and anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Christopher Rivera at 4474 Ext 221, or firstname.lastname@example.org, you may also call WeTip or Ventura County 8952 if you'd like to remain anonymous.