Man shot and killed in Fairfield, prompting school lockdown

FAIRFIELD (BCN)–A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in Fairfield this afternoon, prompting the lockdown of a nearby elementary school, according to police.

The victim was shot at about 1:20 p.m. in the 2800 block of Mankas Boulevard. He was taken to a hospital for treatment but died later this afternoon.

The shooting happened only about a block away from K.I. Jones Elementary School at 2001 Winston Drive. The school was briefly placed on lockdown to make sure all students were safe, police said.

The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of his family.

Anyone with information about the shooting has been asked to contact Fremont police investigators at (707) 428-7600 or to call the tip line at (707) 428-7345.

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