Violent Crime

*Man Killed in Front of El Sobrante Walgreens

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A man was shot and killed tonight in front of a Walgreens store in El Sobrante, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said. The shooting happened at about 6:10 p.m. in front of the Walgreens at 3630 San Pablo Dam Road, sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said. Arriving deputies located the shooting victim and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, according to Lee.  He said a K-9 unit and helicopter were continuing to assist in a search for a suspect at about 7:45 p.m. and that investigators were interviewing witnesses.  A technician who answered the phone at Walgreens said authorities had sealed off the store and that customers and employees were unable to leave the building as of about 8 p.m.

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  • It was very sad to see the body laying there for many hours. My 2 year old saw it and could not understand what was going on but looked scared. They should have covered the scene.