2 killed in Fairfield shooting

March 7, 2012 9:28:37 PM PST
Two men were fatally shot near the Parkway Gardens condominium complex in Fairfield this afternoon, police said.

Police received multiple calls of shots fired in the 75 block of El Toro Court at 4:48 p.m., Officer Cleo Mayoral said.

Police found two men -- a 24-year-old Fairfield man and an 18-year-old man from Palo Alto -- suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, Mayoral said.

Police are searching for a suspect who was seen running away from the area.

He was described as a black man with dreadlocks, about 6 feet 1 inches tall, with an athletic build. He was carrying a black handgun, Mayoral said.

The suspect vehicle may be a gold Mercedes-Benz, he said.

Crime scene and homicide detectives are at the scene this evening.


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