Man fatally shot in El Sobrante Saturday night


Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in El Sobrante on Saturday, according to deputies and news reports.

The victim of the fatal shooting was identified Monday as Mario Ambriz Jr., 28, of Richmond.

Deputies responded to a report of gunshots about 10:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill at 5216 Sobrante Ave., the sheriff’s office said. Ambriz was found suffering from bullet wounds, and despite efforts by deputies to perform CPR on him, he was pronounced dead a short time later by paramedics.

No arrests have been made in connection with the case. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (925) 313-2600 or the anonymous tip line at (866) 846-3592. Tips can also be sent to

Bay City News contributed to this report


  1. That was my nest friends son they killed. Jr from Richmond. Jr you are very much loved and will be missed deeply. Look over your mom she needs all the help she can get right now. R.I.P Jr.