FAIRFIELD — The victim of a fatal June 12 shooting on Peach Tree Drive has been identified as Jose Galvan, 35, according to the Solano County Coroner’s Office.
Police initially withheld details about the victim, including his name, pending the investigation, but released some details Thursday. No arrests of any of the three suspects have been made, said Lt. Greg Hurlbut.
“We’re just working the case, 24 hours a day,” Hurlbut said.
Galvan was a father of at least one child and didn’t live in the complex on the 2300 block of Peach Tree Drive where he was shot in the stomach and later died, Hurlbut said.
The homicide was described by police as a robbery of two men by three men in the parking lot of the apartment complex. At some point after the robbery, Hurlbut said, Galvan got into a struggle with one of the suspects and was shot, before being rushed to the hospital.
All three suspects are described as black males of unknown age, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall with slender builds.
One has short hair, and was wearing a black hat with a white C on it, a blue and white plaid short-sleeved shirt, dark jeans, and green and orange shoes. He was armed with a black handgun. Another suspect has shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The third suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt. The color was not known.
Court records reflect that Galvan had a checkered past. He had a warrant out for his arrest since September 2012. The warrant was for allegedly violating parole shortly after he was released from prison.
Galvan was sentenced in 2011 to three years in prison for possessing methamphetamine. Fairfield police arrested him after he fled from his car after a traffic stop and tried to ditch a gun and the methamphetamine before cops caught up to him. Galvan also had been arrested for stealing a motorcycle in 2009 and he had four previous drunken driving convictions in Solano and Napa counties. He also was convicted of possessing drugs in prison while doing time at a prison in Monterey County.
Anyone with information about the fatal shooting can call Fairfield police at 428-7600, the 24-hour tip line at 428-7345, or Crime Stoppers at 644-7867. Callers may remain anonymous.
The shooting was Fairfield’s third homicide of the year.
Reach Danny Bernardini at 427-6935 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/dbernardinidr. Jess Sullivan contributed to this report.