At 5:30 pm Thursday, the Brentwood Police Department responded to a report of a male who had reported he had been shot and was on Azalea Way in front of Almond Park in the City of Brentwood.
Upon police arrival, it was reported that the male subject was with an off-duty officer on Azalea Way and that the male had in fact sustained a gunshot wound. The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and AMR also responded where they provided patient care. The subject was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.
Preliminary information was that two vehicles were involved with shots fired at the Streets of Brentwood. The male who was hit made his way to Azalea Way where he was met by first responders.
Brentwood Police have cautioned off a portion of the Streets of Brentwood as they investigate the shooting.
8:52 pm UPDATE via Brentwood Police
On Thursday, June 10, 2021 at around 5:31 p.m., Brentwood officers responded to the southwest parking lot of the Streets of Brentwood, located at 2501 Sand Creek Road to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, preliminary information revealed two shooters associated with two separate vehicles exchanged gunfire. During the exchange of gunfire, a 21 year old, male, Brentwood resident sustained what appeared to be non-life threatening gunshot wounds and was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.
The two vehicles involved were described as a silver colored sedan (associated with the person shot) and a black colored sedan with no direction of travel. The suspects associated with the dark colored sedan were described as light-skinned, black or Hispanic males.
Investigative information strongly suggests this was not a random act of violence and there is no threat to public safety. A firearm was recovered from the scene and the motive is unknown, pending further investigation.
No additional information is being released at this time.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Ruth Talley at 925-809-7911.