Man fatally shot on Placer Drive in Bay Point

A man was shot and killed in Bay Point on Friday night, a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said today.

Deputies responded around 10:30 p.m. to a report of shots fired in the 2200 block of Placer Drive and found a man with a gunshot wound lying in the doorway of a house, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

The man, who has not been identified, was taken to John Muir Medical Center in Concord where he died from his injuries.

Information about possible suspects in the case was not available this morning and the investigation into the killing is ongoing, according to Lee.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the sheriff's office at (925) 313-2600. Anonymous tips may be left by voice mail at (866) 846-3592 or via email at
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