Sir Charles Mason, left, and Fredrick Darnell Lewis, Jr., are suspects in a Jan. 12, 2013 shooting in Fairfield. (Fairfield Police Department courtesy photo)


Fairfield shooting suspects in custody

By From page A3 | January 17, 2013

FAIRFIELD — Two men wanted in connection to Saturday’s shooting on Air Base Parkway were caught Tuesday.

Sir Charles Mason, 21, of Fairfield, and Fredrick Darnell Lewis, 19, of Fairfield, were both arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, said Sgt. Matt Thomas.

Fairfield police released the names and photos of both men Monday, naming them as suspects in a shooting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Air Base Parkway and Dover Avenue. Police arrived to find numerous shell casings, but no victim.

A 28-year-0ld later turned up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his neck and was taken to surgery. He was last listed as stable. Police later found a parked vehicle tied to the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fairfield Police Department Major Crimes Unit at 428-7600, the 24-hour Tip Line at 428-7345 or Crime Stoppers at 644-7867. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reach Danny Bernardini at 427-6935 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/dbernardinidr.

Danny Bernardini

Danny Bernardini

Danny is a newspaper man born and raised in Vacaville. He attended Chico State University and has written for the Enterprise Record and the Reporter. Covers the City of Fairfield, education and crime. A's, Warriors and Saints fan. Listener of vinyl, frequent visitor to the East Bay. Registered "decline to state" voter. Loves a good steak.

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  • G-ManJanuary 17, 2013 - 12:09 am

    Sir Charles Mason?...What's become of chivalry when Knights act in this manner?

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  • pornacJanuary 17, 2013 - 7:08 am

    Wow, another shooting around the corner from me. My bushmaster feels better every day.

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  • RichJanuary 17, 2013 - 9:08 am

    I thought all your porker government tax hikes for more thug cops and welfare cases were supposed to stop all of your distinctly Californian "cultural" proclivities. Perhaps you should now rename Fairfield to "Barackistan". Maybe we need to just keep mindlessly funneling money at welfare and cops---each cancelling the other out.

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  • TDMJanuary 17, 2013 - 4:41 pm

    See, that's your problem Rich...you tried to think. You're too crazy to think. So crazy in fact that you didn't bother to read what the measure was supposed to do and once again came up with your own wacky paranoid conclusions. Get back on your meds before you hurt yourself or others.

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