North Bay high school athlete shot on Easter has died, police say

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North Bay high school athlete shot on Easter has died, police say

A Vanden High School athlete who was shot, reportedly by a friend, on Easter has died, Fairfield police officials announced Tuesday.

Daniel Dejon Hughes, 17, of Fairfield, passed away on Sunday. His case is now being investigated as a homicide.

Investigators say they’re working with the Solano County District Attorney’s Office regarding the charges.

“Our thoughts are with Daniel’s family and the community as we mourn his loss,” officials said in a press statement.

Events unfolded around 4:40 p.m. on Easter, when officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim in a vehicle in the 1000 block of Broadway Street. They located the wounded teen in the vehicle along with another young man but the driver, said to be the suspect, had fled.

Officers performed lifesaving measures before Daniel was transported to NorthBay Medical Center .

A Ramey Warrant was issued for the suspect, identified as James Sterling Shawn Williams, 18, of Fairfield.

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