A local rapper has surrendered in connection with a shooting death in Vallejo, authorities said Wednesday. Derek Ray Pittman, 27, whose street name is "Baygeen," turned himself in Tuesday and was booked on suspicion of murder in the slaying of Danel Lashawn Stevens, 23, of Vallejo on Fordham Circle, police said.
Stevens was shot shortly before 4:45 p.m. Feb. 14 and died at Sutter Solano Medical Center, said police Lt. Ken Weaver. Pittman has a history of arrests for drugs, theft and identity theft in Oakland, Fairfield, San Jose and Modesto, police said.
Pittman has prior arrests in Oakland, Modesto, Fairfield and San Jose for narcotics, theft and false personation, and he frequents Vallejo's Country Club Crest area, police said.
His Facebook page found under the name "Baygeen" stated that he is based in Vallejo....