Vallejo man fatally shot on street

VALLEJO — A 20-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night on the 1000 block of Gateway Drive, drawing a large crowd to the scene of the early-evening attack.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at 7:33 p.m. and found the victim motionless, surrounded by onlookers, according to police. Paramedics declared the victim, who lived in Vallejo, dead at the scene.

Vallejo police called in backup support to control the crowd. Police said they have no immediate suspect information.

Officials have not released the name of the victim, pending notification of the family. The shooting was the city’s 16th homicide of the year, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing, and police ask anyone with information to contact Detective J. Caitham at 707-648-4280 or Detective T. Schillinger at 707-648-4278.

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Author: Louis Hansen