Brentwood Police Say Man Died by Suicide in Local Park


On Sunday, the Brentwood Police Department responded to a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Daytona Park off Milford St. at around 8:40 pm.

Police are still investigating the incident, however, police did confirm the person was a male in his early 40’s. No further information was released.

This was the second suicide Brentwood Police has responded to this past week.

If you need help, give the Contra Costa Crisis Center suicide prevention hotline a call at 1-800-833-2900.


Below are county resources available 24-hours a day.

Suicide Prevention Information

East County Resource Guide – Open here.

Mental Health Crisis Services

Anyone living in Contra Costa County who experiences a mental or emotional crisis can get help. Mental Health Crisis Services are available in person or over the phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week at:

  • Psychiatric Emergency Services

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (north side)
2500 Alhambra Avenue in Martinez

For referral information call 1-888-678-7277 any time day or night. The call is free.

Suicide Prevention

There’s a myth that people who talk about suicide won’t really do it. This is wrong. Before attempting suicide, many people make direct statements about their intention to end their lives or less direct comments about how they might as well be dead or that their friends and family will be better off without them. Any reference to suicide should be taken seriously.

Information on other issues

Click to Enlarge the  or view the document online: Crisis-Line-Stats


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