Fairfield residents connected to Kevin Santisteban’s murder

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Fairfield residents arrested in connection with Kevin Santisteban's murder
Suspects arrested in a fatal shooting on I-80 in San Pablo on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (Photos courtesy of the San Pablo Police Department)

Two Fairfield residents have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Kevin Santisteban on Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo, according to the San Pablo Police Department.

Santisteban, 20, of Richmond was fatally shot just after midnight Saturday while riding in a vehicle traveling on the highway near San Pablo Dam Road.

San Pablo police investigators identified two suspects within 24 hours of the crime. At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 21-year-old Jorge Vazquez of Fairfield was arrested in the 200 block of E. Tabor Ave. in Fairfield. Camille McAlister, 23, also of Fairfield, was arrested later in the evening at 10:50 p.m. at the San Pablo Police Department. A motive hasn’t been announced by police.

Online fundraiser launched for family of fatal I-80 shooting victim
Kevin Santisteban (Photo: GoFundMe)

Vazquez was booked into Martinez Detention Facility for the arrest warrant for the homicide as well as an unrelated probation violation warrant from Alameda County, police said. Mcalister was booked into Martinez Detention Facility for accessory to commit homicide.

“The District Attorney’s Office will be reviewing the case for consideration of formal charges,” San Pablo police said.

The investigation remains ongoing  and anyone with information is encouraged to contact San Pablo police at 510-215-3150. All callers can remain anonymous.

Santisteban’s family is grieving the loss of their youngest son. An online fundraiser has been launched to support them at this difficult time. In just three days, the fundraiser had raised over $17,000. To support the fundraiser, click here.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I never comment on this type of articles but this story hit me deeply because I drive around that freeway after work and I see many people driving recklessly with no plate’s you can tell they’d have no respect for others? and I wonder where is CHP when you need them to feel protected I have a family to go to and this accidents can’t keep happening I’m glad there was a arrest made but that’s not going to bring this young man’s life back I will be praying for the satisteban family.

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