Just before 1:00 am Sunday, a man was shot outside of his home on Wilde Drive off Slifer Drive in the Town of Discovery Bay.
At 12:48 am, Engine 59 of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to the call where the male victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim sustained at least two gunshots.
The Contra Cost County Sheriff’s office is currently on scene and investigating and have not released any additional details.
Updated Information by Sheriffs Office
This morning at about 12:43, Deputy Sheriffs responded to a report of a “prom shoot” near Keats Ct. in Discovery Bay. While Deputies were on the way, another caller stated a man was shot and laying on the street on the 1700 block of Wilde Drive.
The victim was found unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds. The fire department and an ambulance arrived and started life saving measures. The victim was later pronounced deceased. The victim, a 48-year-old Discovery Bay resident, is not being identified at this time.
Detectives believe the shooting was a result of a neighborhood disturbance.
Two vehicles, each with several occupants in their late teens or early 20’s, are believed to be involved in this shooting. The occupants, males and one female, were described as either Hispanic or Asian. One car is said to be a newer matte-grey American mid-sized car, possibly a Challenger or Mustang. The other is described as a red colored Mitsubishi Eclipse.
Anyone with any information or who may have been involved in this incident is asked to contact the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division at (925) 404-4200. For any tips, please email: [email protected] or call 866-846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.