San Pablo PD: New leads in fatal shooting of Shawn Anthony Tillis

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San Pablo PD: New leads in fatal shooting of Shawn Anthony Tillis
All images courtesy of the San Pablo Police Department.

San Pablo police say they have new leads in the investigation into the murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis this past summer.

Tillis, 27, of Antioch, was fatally shot at Rumrill Gardens Apartments at 1300 Rumrill Blvd. at about 2:51 a.m. on June 12.

With help from video surveillance and statements from eyewitnesses and informants, police have confirmed the suspect vehicle as a black 2015 Volkswagen Passat with license plates stolen from another vehicle. The vehicle drove toward Oakland after the homicide, police said.

One of the occupants of the Volkswagen was described as a Black man, 18-22 years old, standing 4-foot-11 to 5-foot-1, and weighing about 100 to 110 pounds, police said.

“Please call the phone number listed below if you have any information regarding this violent act that not only took another young man from his family and friends, but endangered the community,” police said. “No piece of information is too small.”