FAIRFIELD — Police on Friday announced the arrest of two men in connection with a May 1 shooting near Laurel Creek Park that left two men seriously injured.
One suspect was arrested Thursday, police said. The other was arrested Friday. A woman was also arrested. Both men have extensive criminal histories, police said.
Fairfield police worked in concert with officers with the FBI’s Solano County Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force and the Vacaville Police Department and were joined by Solano County District Attorney’s Office investigators in capturing the suspects, police said.
Police did not release any information about a suspected motive for the shooting.
Terry McClure, 26, was arrested Thursday in Fairfield and was being held on suspicion of attempted murder and various other felony allegations. Police said McClure was with a 6-year-old at the time of his arrest and allegedly had a semiautomatic handgun in his possession.
Police said McClure’s state parole address of record is in Vacaville.
Deonta King, 26, of Dixon, was arrested Friday in Suisun City and booked into county jail on suspicion of attempted murder and other allegations related to being a felon in possession of a loaded firearm. Police said he, too, was allegedly armed with a semiautomatic handgun at the time of his arrest.
King was with Lamia King, 26, of Dixon, when he was arrested. A 4-year-old was with them at the time of the arrest, police said. Lamia King was arrested and jailed on suspicion of possessing a loaded and concealed firearm and child endangerment, police said.
Police said the investigation led to searches in both Vacaville and Dixon. Information about the number and nature of those searches, or what was found, was not released.
The May 1 shooting left two people hospitalized.
A 27-year-old Fairfield resident was shot in the hip and the hand, police said. A 29-year-old Fairfield resident was shot in the torso. Their names were not released. Both survived the shooting.
The victims made their way to NorthBay Medical Center after the shooting, which happened at about 7:20 p.m. at Willow Lane and Balsam Court, which is near Peppertree Drive.
Children were playing T-ball and baseball at a field several hundred yards away at Laurel Creek Park. The shooting caused people to scramble for cover, with coaches sending children into the dugouts. People at the games said they heard five to 10 gunshots.
The investigation continued Friday. Anyone with information about the May 1 shooting is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit in Fairfield 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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