A driver whose car crashed into a tree Sunday evening was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds.Read More
A dozen rounds were fired at a home one block south of Kennedy High School yesterday afternoon. Police currently have no suspects in the case.Read More
Captain Mark Gagan said that the two victims suffered gunshot wounds while riding in a car around 4 p.m. on the 100 block of South 33rd. Gagan said the victims drove themselves to a local hospital. One of the victims had to be airlifted to another hospital.Read More
The number of homicides in Richmond this year rose to 14 on Saturday when a deadly shooting occurred in the Taco Bell parking lot on 23rd St. and Barrett Ave. Richmond Police spokeswoman, Detective Nicole Abetkov, said the victim was shot in the abdomen and died later at the hospital as a result of his injuries. The Contra Costa County Coroner’s office confirmed the identity of the victim as Javier Campos, 38, of Richmond.
“Homicides are down over 40% already,” said Richmond Police Captain Mark Gagan, cautioning that in the face of Campos’ murder just days earlier that statistic holds little comfort.Read More