The id of the driving force shot and killed by Vallejo police within the drive-though of a Taco Bell on Saturday has not but been confirmed by the Solano County Coroner’s Workplace, Vallejo Police Division Sgt. Jeff Tai mentioned Monday.

Nonetheless, a number of retailers (together with The San Francisco Chronicle and the Related Press) are reporting that he was 21-year-old Willie McCoy, an area rapper often known as Willie Bo with the group FBG.

“We are going to launch that info when it’s confirmed,” Appearing Captain Joe Iacono mentioned in a information launch.

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Police acquired a name at about 10:36 p.m. Saturday, from a Taco Bell worker on the 974 Admiral Callaghan Lane restaurant. The worker instructed police {that a} man was “hunched over” behind the wheel of a silver Mercedes sedan.

When police arrived they discovered the driver unresponsive in a locked automobile with a handgun in his lap.

After taking steps to maintain the automobile from rolling, and calling for backup, officers mentioned the person all of a sudden moved, and although they ordered him to maintain his palms the place they might be seen, the person allegedly reached for the gun in his lap.

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Fearing for his or her lives, officers fired on the person, killing him, police mentioned.

“Our preliminary investigation has revealed that the firearm that was recovered on the scene was reported stolen out of Oregon,” Tai mentioned. “The firearm was a completely loaded 40 caliber semiautomatic handgun with an prolonged journal inserted within the weapon. The firearm gave the impression to be absolutely purposeful and has been despatched to an impartial crime lab for additional testing.”

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The Vallejo Police Division has notified the originating company in Oregon that it has recovered the firearm, he mentioned.

“Presently, we shouldn’t have any additional info as to the circumstances surrounding the unique theft of the firearm,” he mentioned.

The Vallejo Police Division is encouraging anybody who could also be a witness or who has further info to contact Detective Scott Yates at (707) 648-4533 or Detective Craig Lengthy at (707) 648-4514.


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