Police investigating homicide after man found fatally shot in Concord park

UPDATE 11:04 P.M.: Police have identified a teenager found shot to death early Tuesday morning at a Concord park as 16-year-old Luis Estrada of Martinez.


CONCORD (KRON) – Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found fatally shot in Concord park early Tuesday morning.

A person walking through Hillcrest Park found an unresponsive man on the ground and called police around 12:05 a.m., according to Concord police.

Responding officers found the adult male victim that appeared to have sustained at least one gunshot wound in the southeast corner of the park, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

Major Crimes Unit Detectives have taken over the investigation and are looking into potential motives for the homicide.

At this time, it is unclear what transpired prior to the shooting.

This is an on-going investigation. The park is closed and will remain closed until about noon.

Stay with KRON4 for updates on this developing story.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Adam Hart at (925) 671-3040. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Concord Police Department Tip-line at (925) 603-5836.

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