At 12:14 pm Friday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a man down in the parking lot of Paddock Bowl near the California Grand Casino in the 5900 block of Pacheco Blvd. in Pacheco.
It was reported that upon arrival, the Sheriffs Office deputies were in CPR and upon arrival of firefighters and AMR, it was reported that at least one person was deceased.
Deputies also located a blood trail in the area and were speaking with multiple witnesses. They also have requested a K9 to the scene to assist the investigation.
No other details have been released, however, by 1:45 pm, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office confirmed this was now a homicide investigation.
Detectives Investigate Pacheco Boulevard Homicide
Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division continue to investigate a murder that occurred this afternoon.
At about 12:12 PM, Sheriff’s Office dispatch was notified about a medical call with police needed on the 5900 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Pacheco. The caller stated that a man covered in blood was lying on the sidewalk.
A short while later, Pleasant Hill police officers arrived and performed CPR on the male victim. He was later pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim, believed to be a 29-year-old Pacheco resident, is not being identified at this time.
The Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab responded to the location. The investigation into this murder is ongoing. Detectives say this incident does not appear random and that the victim and the suspect knew each other.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Office of the Sheriff at (925) 646-2441 or Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.
Update #2 Pacheco Homicide Suspect Arrested
CHP was requested for traffic control to shut downs all lanes of traffic:
|1:23 PM||5|| A19-241 NEG ADDITIONAL CHP NEEDED / 5 COCO SO UNIT 1097|
|1:02 PM||4|| A19-402A 1097 WILL ADVS LOCATIONS ONCE SPOKE W/ COCO SO 1097|
|12:58 PM||3|| PER COCO SO – CENTER AT PACHECO BLOCKED AND – S 2ND AT PACHECO BLOCKED OFF — NEED ALL 4 LANES BLOCKED OFF|
|12:55 PM||2|| 683 AND 402 ALMOST 1097|
|12:50 PM||1|| TO CLOSE DOWN 4 LNS|