Fairfield police were following up on leads Monday in the weekend slaying of a 16-year-old girl who was found dead near some railroad tracks, authorities said.
Solano County authorities have identified the girl as Fairfield resident Naomy Rojas.
On Sunday night, friends and relatives of the slain girl held a tearful vigil near the spot where her body was found.
The Fairfield Police Department said officers responded to a reported shooting in the 1400 block of Phoenix Drive at about 4:15 a.m. on Saturday.
Upon arrival, officers found Rojas near the railroad tracks located behind the south fence of an apartment complex at 1427 Phoenix Drive.
Police said the spot where the shooting took place was a hangout for local teens who gather there to drink and party. Authorities said they believed numerous individuals were present during the incident and fled the scene.
No suspect information has been released and the investigation into the homicide is ongoing, police said.
Investigators are attempting to locate witnesses who may have been present during the shooting and are urging anyone with information regarding this crime to call the Fairfield Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (707) 428-7600, the 24-hour Tip Line at (707) 428-7345 or Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867. Callers can remain anonymous.
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