Sacramento, California 2020-10-17 18:57:18 –
FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Authorities have identified a man killed in a drive-by shooting in a parking lot at Fairfield Shopping Mall.
According to Fairfield police, Jose Cortez, 20, who lives in Fairfield, was confirmed to be part of a group of suspects who fired several bullets along Horizon Drive on Thursday night.
Cortez was taken to the North Bay Medical Center and died of injury.
A nearby company caught the shooting in a surveillance video. In that video you can see a group of people standing outside the car in the parking lot. They are the only ones in the area until another car pulls in. It passed, but then doubled back and fired a shot.
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Fairfield police said this was an isolated incident and there was no imminent danger to the community. Police officers have described the suspect as a possible Hispanic man in his thirties.
Anyone who may have information that could lead to the identification of the suspect will be asked to contact the Fairfield Police Department.