On Tuesday at 11:25 am, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Dispatch received a 911 call of a person who was shot in front of a store located on the 500 block of Market Avenue in North Richmond.
Deputy Sheriffs arrived on scene finding a male on the sidewalk suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.
The Deputies immediately performed CPR on the victim. The fire department arrived and took over life-saving measures.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim, a 17-year-old, is not being identified at this time.
Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives responded along with Criminalists from the Crime Lab.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. Tips could be emailed to – [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.