VALLEJO (CBS SF) – Police in Vallejo launched extra particulars in reference to a fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Wednesday, saying that suspects have been additionally concerned in a shootout with safety guards.
Officers have been known as to the 200 block of Maine Avenue round 5:50 p.m., once they discovered the sufferer affected by at the very least one gunshot wound. The teenager was pronounced useless on the scene by Vallejo Fireplace Division personnel.
His identification has not been launched as of Thursday afternoon.
Following the taking pictures, police stated “quite a few individuals” have been seen operating within the space, together with a number of who have been armed. Two armed safety guards additionally responded to the taking pictures and have been shot at.
Police stated one of many guards returned fireplace on the suspects. It was not recognized if any of the suspects suffered accidents.
The safety guards weren’t injured.
“These lethal assaults on our kids and the proliferation of gun violence in our metropolis is just not solely a public well being disaster, however a perpetuation of generational trauma,” Police Chief Shawny Williams stated in a press release.
“This vicious cycle of group violence should cease right this moment, and we won’t flip a blind-eye to those mindless acts plaguing essentially the most weak and marginalized members of our Metropolis,” Williams went on to say.
Details about the suspects was not instantly obtainable. The 15-year-old’s demise is Vallejo’s 7th murder up to now this 12 months.
Anybody with details about the case is requested to contact Detective Craig Lengthy at 707-648-4514 or Detective Brian Murphy at 707-648-5430.