FAIRFIELD — A police search began Monday with a resident hearing a shot fired, seeing a broken window and then seeing a man pointing a gun at him from the backyard.
Two suspects fled after the 9:52 a.m. incident on the 2900 block of Orchid Street. Fairfield police set up a perimeter and used a California Highway Patrol helicopter to locate one of the suspects, with the search crossing North Texas Street to such neighborhoods as the Elmhurst Circle area.
Police arrested a suspect near Hawthorn Drive and North Texas Street, Sgt. Joshua Kresha said. The suspect is Demarrea Gordon, 23, of Fairfield, he said.
Nearby to where they detained Gordon, police found a backpack containing a loaded handgun. The victim at the house identified the suspect as being one of the men he saw in the backyard, Kresha said.
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office booking log shows Gordon got arrested on suspicion of felony use of a firearm, felony probation violation, conspiracy, assault with a firearm, having a loaded firearm in public, possessing a firearm while being a felony drug user and burglary. Bail for all of the allegations totals $70,000.
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