Photo: gun in this incident
A shooting occurred on the evening of October 10 in the 1500 block of Travis Boulevard.
Arriving officers discovered shell casings, as well as a car and a business that had been struck by gunfire.
Witnesses were contacted in an effort to determine what went on. A potential vehicle and suspect was discovered.
Then, on November 13th, officers approached a car in which 22-year-old Fairfield resident Christopher Cornist was a passenger, but he fled on foot.
Cornist threw a gun away as he ran. With a perimeter set up and K9 Cort joining the search, the suspect was found hiding in a backyard shed.
The car’s driver, 21-year-old Jaquan Lewis, was along with Cornist identified as the persons responsible for the shooting on October 10th.
Cornist’s was booked for assault with a deadly weapon, shooting into an inhabited dwelling, conspiracy and resisting.
Lewis was booked for assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy.