Bay Point Shooting Leaves One Dead, One in Hospital


Contra Costa Sheriff

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred last night in Bay Point.

On Sunday at about 11 PM, Deputy Sheriff were initially dispatched to a report of an “unknown problem” on the first block of Mountain View Avenue in Bay Point. Minutes later, Sheriff’s Office dispatch was notified that there was a shooting at the location.

Deputies arrived finding two shooting victims. A 25-year-old woman and a man who is not being identified at this time. The woman was taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek; the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives are continuing to conduct interviews in an effort to establish a motive and identify a suspect.

Anyone with any information on this case is asked to call the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, please email: [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.

Editors Note:
This was the first homicide in 2014 in Bay Point.