Two shootings in Richmond on Sunday claimed the life of one person and injured two others, a police captain said.
At 6:34 p.m. Sunday, officers were alerted to a ShotSpotter gunshot detection system activation in the 500 block of Macdonald Avenue, Richmond police Capt. Al Walle reported. As they were responding to the scene, two gunshot victims arrived at a local hospital. One of the victims died at the hospital and the second was in serious-stable condition.
According to police, a car pulled up to Nevin Park and multiple occupants opened fire at a group of people celebrating a birthday BBQ. The victim who died as a result of the shooting has been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office as Marshawn Morris, 31, of Antioch.
The vehicle involved in the shooting was described as a 4-door silver sedan.
Earlier Sunday, just before 2 a.m., officers responded to ShotSpotter gunshot detection system activation in the 500 block of 20th Street and located an man who was reportedly shot after leaving a nearby house party, according to Walle.
He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
Further details on either incident weren’t immediately available.