Home Walnut Creek Walnut Creek Police Make Arrest in Thursday Night Fatal Shooting

Walnut Creek Police Make Arrest in Thursday Night Fatal Shooting

by ECT

The Walnut Creek Police Department said an investigation into a Thursday night shooting in Walnut Creek led them to a suspects home in the City of Martinez where an arrest was made.

No suspect information was released.

The Walnut Creek Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on June 17, 2021 on North California Boulevard near the intersection of Ygnacio Valley Road.

Police received a 911 call at 10:56 p.m. reporting multiple gun shots heard in the area. When officers arrived they found the victim in his vehicle with a gunshot wound. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

Investigators identified a vehicle that was involved in the shooting and tracked it to a residence in Martinez. A search warrant for the residence was obtained and the Central County SWAT Team responded to assist with the service of the warrant.

An arrest has been made but the investigation is still active and only limited information can be released at this time.

The victim is a 25 year old resident of Vallejo. The relationship between the involved parties is currently unknown.

If anyone has information regarding this incident please call Detective Gerstner at 925-256-3578. Media with additional questions can contact Acting Captain Andy Brown at [email protected].

Information released by Walnut Creek Police

You may also like