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Vallejo PD Launches September 23, 2021 Homicide Investigation
Posted on 09/24/2021
On September 23, 2021 at approximately 10:42p.m., Vallejo Police Officers responded to the report of an auto vs. pedestrian collision in the area of Mini Drive and Corcoran Avenue. 

Upon arrival, Vallejo Police and Fire personnel located a male subject lying on the ground in the 400 block of Corcoran Avenue suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim, a 33-year-old resident of Vallejo, was declared deceased at the scene. Preliminary details reveal that the initial reports of a vehicle collision were unfounded. 

The Vallejo Police Department Detective Division responded to take over the investigation. The motive and circumstances involving this shooting are under investigation at this time. The victim's identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification by the Solano County Coroner's Office. 

This is the City of Vallejo's 13th homicide of 2021, pending the outcome of the official autopsy report in an August 2021 suspicious death investigation. 
 
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Josh Caitham or Detective Yanette Hernandez at 707-648-4342 or 707-648-4524.  

For media inquiries, please contact Public Information Officer, Brittany K. Jackson by email at [email protected] or by phone at (707) 651-7147.