Vallejo police arrest man after woman shot, killed

By From page A4 | July 16, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Vallejo police quickly made an arrest after what they said is the city’s seventh homicide of the year.

The incident happened at about 10:20 p.m. Sunday. Police responded to reports of a shooting on the 800 block of Butte Street, a residential street near Mare Island Way. They found Lillie Mae Christiansen, 57, of Vallejo, dead on a porch of a home in the area, a police press release said.

Police identified a suspect who lived near the Christiansen home. They arrested him, obtained search warrants, searched the suspect’s house and found a weapon consistent with that used in the shooting, police report.

Police arrested Michael David Wilson, 46, of Vallejo, on suspicion of murder. The Solano County Sheriff’s Office booking log shows he is being held without bail. Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call Detectives Fabio Rodriguez or Raul Munoz at 648-4524.

Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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