WCPD Officers are actively working a homicide in the 1900 block of 1st Ave. We will provide updates as more information develops. pic.twitter.com/eJS8UBQ0QV— Walnut Creek PD (@walnutcreekpd) April 27, 2017
After locating a suspect vehicle in the area, officers began actively searching for the suspect, with help from police K-9s and a California Highway Patrol Helicopter.
Walnut Creek PD have a block taped off near Larkey Park.— Kate Larsen (@KateABC7) April 27, 2017
They are investigating a possible suspect vehicle in the area pic.twitter.com/w4q3LWGIv6
The person is suspected of fatally shooting a woman at about 1:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of First Avenue, near the Lindsay Wildlife Experience, according to police.
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When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound and began providing "life saving measures," but she died at the scene, police said.
Several buildings near the crime scene have been placed on lockdown as a precaution.
The victim has not been identified and a description of the suspect was not immediately available.
Woman shot multiple times and killed near Larkey Park,suspect fled SB on Buena Vista Ave in unknown car. 1st homicide this yr in WalnutCreek pic.twitter.com/dDtfvC1E7h— Kate Larsen (@KateABC7) April 27, 2017
If anyone has information regarding this crime please call Walnut Creek Police Department immediately at 925-935-6400
The Bay City News contributed to this article.