Police investigate fatal Vallejo shooting

By From page A5 | October 02, 2013

FAIRFIELD — Police are investigating a shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead this weekend in Vallejo.

Officers were sent at 7:07 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Santa Clara Street to investigate a shooting.

Witnesses said the victim, later identified as Brandon Chandler, 18, of Vallejo, was shot outside and then ran into an apartment, according to police Lt. John Whitney. Officers found that the victim had been shot several times, including in his neck.

Medical crews were not able to save the teen, Whitney said in a press release. The victim’s name was withheld pending family notification.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to call the Vallejo Police Department at 800-488-9383 or Solano Crime Stoppers at 644-STOP. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Glen Faison

Glen Faison

Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid fan of the NFL's Washington team, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He's a member of the Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club and a board member for the Solano County Library Foundation. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.

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  • Rich GiddensOctober 01, 2013 - 8:28 am

    It's all the Republicans fault because they want to limit the shoveling of money at failed Vallejo public schools, welfare and unionized cop thugs. The GOP is also at fault because they won't go along with and passively accommodate unsecured and open borders of the United States.

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