Early Sunday morning, shortly before 6:30 A.M., Pittsburg Police officers responded to the 7-11 store on Century Boulevard in regards to a shooting.
As officers arrived, they found a car parked in front of the business with with two women inside, both suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers began performing life saving efforts and obtaining information on what occurred. AMR and Contra Costa Fire personnel arrived on scene and continued life-saving efforts.
One of the women was transported to an area hospital for further medical treatment and is listed in critical condition. Unfortunately, the other woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Pittsburg Police Department Investigations Division responded to the scene, along with CSI personnel, and took over the investigation. Detectives are working to locate video surveillance of the incident along with detailed information from witnesses.
The identity of those involved are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This continues to be a very active investigation and updates will be provided when they are available. The Pittsburg Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance and asks anyone with additional information to please contact the Pittsburg Police Department Tip-Line at 925-252-4040.
This is the city of Pittsburg’s third homicide for 2021.
Information released by Pittsburg Police Department