By Jimmy Lee, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office
On Saturday, August 26, 2023, at about 10:34 PM, Bay Station Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance call on the 100 block of Rodeo Avenue in Rodeo. At about the same time, dispatch received several calls of shots being fired in the area.
Deputies arrived and located a person who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The fire department responded and began life-saving measures. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and is not being identified at this time.
According to a KTVU FOX2 report, the victim was a mother with an eight-year-old son.
This is an active investigation. Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600 or through Sheriff’s Office dispatch at (925) 646-2441. For any tips, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.