On Sunday at about 7:44 AM, Conta Costa County Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of a shooting on the 4000 block of Stone Road in Bethel Island.
According to Jimmy Lee, sheriff’s spokesperson, the caller stated that a person shot himself. Deputies arrived finding a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The fire department later pronounced him deceased at the scene.
He has been identified as 75-year-old Wayne Venell. The manner of death is pending further investigation.