Suisun City Man Shot In Newspaper Delivery Vehicle Dies

SUISUN CITY (CBS SF) — A 40-year-old Suisun man who was shot late Wednesday night succumbed to his injuries Thursday, Suisun City police said.

Police believe Gadiel Nunez, the shooting victim, was a passenger in a vehicle that was delivering newspapers in the 800 block of Cackling Drive.

It’s believed shots were fired into the delivery vehicle from 819 Cackling Drive where several people were congregating at the time of the shooting, police said in a news release.

Nunez showed up with a gunshot wound around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday at a city fire station at 621 Pintail Drive and was taken to a trauma center, police said.

He succumbed to his injuries at 4:21 p.m. this afternoon.

Police questioned 27-year-old Daniel Jimenez Diaz at his residence in the 1300 block of Hammond Drive in Suisun City. He was released pending follow-up investigation and forensic evidence testing, police said.

Investigators have found no connection between the victim and the people in front of the Cackling Drive residence, police said.

There were reports of a possible drive-by shooting in the immediate area just before shots were fired into the newspaper delivery vehicle, police said.

Detectives have not ruled out the possibility the shooting suspect believed a second drive-by shooting was about to occur, police said.

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  • Dave

    Gangs! If a gang involvement can be determined, ALL known members of the gang should be arrested and tried for the crime. Maybe, if we start holding all gang members responsible for everything the gang does they will dis-band? NOT! But it might reduce their activities?

  • la

    I wish the person who did the the Karma they deserve, this has now left 3 children without a father.

  • don

    Dave i feel the same. But the parents know they belong to these gangs and they wont turn them in even if they know they did it. This guy they took his life from was a best friend and there are countless people that he helped. the fact of the matter is he had more then three children and there pain is felt along with the others out here in new jersey, I will not be happier when we are told that they got this guy and he will spend the rest of his life in a 8 x 10 cell.


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