22-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond Friday

Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID'd

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in North Richmond Friday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff.

The incident occurred just before 6:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Grove Avenue, where deputies responded to a report about a person being shot in a vehicle.

“Deputies arrived and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds,” the sheriff’s office said. “The 22-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital and later taken by helicopter to a local trauma center. The victim was later pronounced deceased.”

The victim’s identity was not being released Friday. Anyone with information about the homicide is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: tips@so.cccounty.us or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.