VALLEJO—Two women were killed, and three others were injured after a drive-by shooting incident that occurred in Vallejo. The incident occurred on Tuesday, June 9, when two shooters exited a vehicle and opened fire on a toddler’s birthday party.
At around 10 p.m., officers from the Vallejo Police Department responded to a call between Wendy and Amelia Streets. Upon arriving at the scene, police found five people suffering from gunshot wounds. A man, a woman and a 10-year-old child suffered non-life-threatening injuries, who are expected to survive.
Two of the victims, a 63-year-old woman and a 37-year old woman, were rushed to a local hospital, but later died from injuries sustained, the Vallejo Police Department reported. The identities of the two victims will not be released until their families are contacted.
Authorities indicated that three of the victims are Vallejo residents, and two other victims are residents of Benicia. Authorities are still looking for the suspects involved in the shooting. No details regarding a motive for the shooting has been disclosed to the public. The shooting marks Vallejo’s 10th and 11th homicides of 2020.
The case is still under investigation. Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call the Vallejo Police Department.