FAIRFIELD — Police continued their investigation Sunday into a shooting early Saturday that claimed the life of a local girl.
Naomy Rojas, 16, of Fairfield, was found dead between the south fence of an apartment complex at 1427 Phoenix Drive and the nearby railroad tracks, Lt. Stephen Crane reports.
Rojas, who died as a result of an apparent gunshot wound, was found while police were investigating a reported shooting shortly after 4:15 a.m. Saturday, Crane reports.
The Police Department’s service call log indicates that police received a call of shots fired at 1:20 a.m. Saturday on Phoenix Drive.
Candles and flowers formed a memorial, Sunday, between the apartment complex and the train tracks.
Detectives are working to find those who may have been present when Rojas was shot, Crane said in a press release about the investigation.
It’s Fairfield’s second homicide of the year.
Anyone with information about the shooting of Rojas 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.
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