Vallejo Police Department Arrest March 16, 2023 Homocide Suspects
Posted on 05/19/2023

Vallejo, CA - On March 16th at approximately 3:16 PM, Vallejo Police Department officers responded to a report of a person shot on the 2000 block of Solano Ave.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the male deceased. 

The Vallejo Police Department Detective Division responded to take over the investigation. The victim was identified as Derrick Shields. Over the past few months, the Vallejo Police Department Detectives continued investigating this homicide and presented their case to the Solano County District Attorney's Office. The District Attorney's Office filed charges against Vallejo resident Kenneth Ramsey and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On May 16th at approximately 4:00 PM, the US Marshals Service located and arrested Kenneth Ramsey in the 100 block of Charles Ct. Ramsey was later booked into the Solano County Jail.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact Vallejo Police Detective Jordon Patzer at (707) 648-4278 or [email protected]net.

For media inquiries, please contact Public Information Officer, Sgt. Rashad Hollis by email at [email protected]cityofvallejo.net. or by phone at (707) 567-4233.