By Jimmy Lee, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff
On Thursday night, October 31, 2019, at about 10:50, Orinda Police Officers were dispatched to reports of a shooting at a residence on the 100 block of Lucille Way in Orinda.
Orinda officers, assisted by law enforcement officers from the area, arrived on scene and found a large house party with over 100 attendees.
There were three apparent gunshot victims who were pronounced deceased at the scene. Another died later at the hospital.
Other victims were taken to local hospitals by ambulance. The exact number is unknown as some victims transported themselves to the hospital.
A KTVU Fox2 News report gave the number of deceased victims at four, with a fourth having died at the hospital.
The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Forensic Services Division Crime lab and Detectives from the Homicide Unit responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Orinda Police Department or Office of the Sheriff at (925) 646-2441. The Investigation Division can be reached at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.
Allen Payton contributed to this report.