VALLEJO (CBS SF) — Police in Vallejo were looking for the person responsible for the murder of a woman found dead on Sunday morning.
Vallejo police said officers responded Sunday at around 9:38 a.m. to a report of an unresponsive female on Derr St. just south of Lemon St.READ MORE: VIDEO: Shoplifter Fills Up Backpack With Stolen Goods During Stroll Through San Francisco Walgreens
Officers found a female victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as a 24-year-old transient, and her identity was withheld pending notification to next of kin.READ MORE: Scientists Try to Save Migratory Western Monarch Butterflies as a Mystery Unfolds
Police said the case was being investigated as a homicide; the city’s 25th in 2020.
“All lives have inherent dignity and value and should never be needlessly taken,” Vallejo Chief of Police Shawny Williams said in a prepared statement. “Our unhoused population deserves our deepest compassion, service and protection. We will tenaciously pursue justice In this case.”MORE NEWS: Fatal Fremont Hit-and-Run Crash Victim's Son Speaks; Police Search for Driver
Anyone with information about the case was asked to contact Detective Rose at 707-648-4533 or Detective Caitham at 707-648-4280.