Man killed during Richmond home invasion on Monday ID’d as Hercules resident

Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd
Photo from Richmond Police Department.

The victim of a fatal shooting Monday night that occurred during an apparent home invasion in Richmond has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as Peter Otten, 62, of Hercules.

Otten was found suffering from gunshot wounds in a home in the 6200 block of Sutter Avenue about 9:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

Police have said that multiple suspects were likely involved in the home invasion and shooting, but no arrests have been announced.

Further details about the crime haven’t been released due to the ongoing investigation.

“Our homicide section is not releasing any information at this time,” Richmond police Lt. Andre Hill said Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to call RPD at (510) 233-1214.


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