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Chief vows to ‘tenaciously pursue justice’ in shooting death of 24-year-old woman

Investigators are looking into the Sunday shooting death of a 24-year-old woman, according to Vallejo police officials.

The woman, whom policed referred to as a transient, was found dead at about 9:40 p.m. on Derr Street, just south of Lemon Street, police said.

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams said:

“Our unhoused population deserves our deepest compassion, service and protection. We will tenaciously pursue justice in this case.”

This is the city’s twenty-fifth homicide of 2020, according to police.

The woman’s name is being withheld by police pending notification of her family.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call Vallejo police at (707) 648-4533 or (707) 648-4280.

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