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Pittsburg Police Department (CA)
Tuesday August 18th, 2015 :: 02:47 p.m. PDT


Pittsburg Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Just after 3:00am this morning, officers responded to the 500 block of Garcia Avenue for a disturbance call.  A gunshot victim was located inside of the business.  Based on the initial investigation, it appears the victim was the target of this shooting and was shot after a brief verbal exchange with the suspect.  The suspect fled the scene prior to officers arriving.

The victim, 30 year old male Pittsburg resident, was pronounced deceased on scene. 

This is an industrial area with warehouse type structures.  Several marijuana plants were recovered at the location and there was evidence of marijuana cultivation. 

Detectives have been interviewing witnesses and following up on leads.  Anyone with information on this incident should contact Detective Robert Thompson at (925) 252-4194 or the Pittsburg Police Department tip line at (925) 427-7369


Pittsburg Police Department (CA)
65 Civic Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565

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