Angel Ramos, 21

Vallejo, California
January 23, 2017

Agencies: Vallejo Police Department California | Solano County Sheriff’s Office California

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


An officer-involved shooting in Vallejo resulted in the death of a 21-year-old Vallejo man Monday morning, according to Vallejo Police Department.

Around 12:38 a.m., officers responded to numerous calls of a party in the 1700 block of Sacramento Street, police said.

Police say “Several subjects were reported to be fighting with weapons. A female was also reported to be yelling for help.”

Upon arrival, officers found two people involved in a physical fight.

The Vallejo man was attacking a 16-year-old boy from Union City, who was on the ground on his back.

The man was holding a knife, and deemed a “lethal threat,” according to authorities.

Police say an officer realized the severity of the threat, and fired his gun several times.

The 21-year-old Vallejo man was later pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

His name is being withheld until further notice.

In a statement police said

This event is being investigated jointly with the Solano County District Attorney’s Office in compliance with the Solano County Fatal Incident Protocol.