29-year-old man shot near Contra Costa County facilities

Bay City News
Saturday, January 9, 2016

MARTINEZ, Calif. -- A man was shot in the leg at a housing complex near Contra Costa County facilities in Martinez this morning, according to police.

Officers responded to the area of Fountainhead Court off Muir Road at 11:14 a.m. on report of shots heard in the area.

That roadway is adjacent to the Fountainhead Gardens apartments as well as a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office facility.

A 29-year-old man was found in his residence on Fountainhead Court with a gunshot wound to the lower leg. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life threatening, according to police.

Another nearby residence was also struck by gunfire. A female occupant was home at the time of the shooting, but she was not injured, police said.

Investigators believe that the man shot knows the suspect, who fled the scene in a gold four-door sedan. The shooting remains under investigation, according to police.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Martinez Police Department at (925) 372-3440.