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* A Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Deputy Has Shot A Barricaded Suspect On Bethel Island On Riverview Place

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A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy has shot a barricaded suspect on Bethel Island, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said.The sheriff’s office received a call at 1:07 p.m. reporting that someone was threatening to harm himself or police in the 600 block of Riverview Place on Bethel Island.Deputies responded and attempted to negotiate with the man.The man had a shotgun and pointed it at deputies several times while they were attempting to negotiate with him, Lee said. At 2:43 p.m. a sheriff’s deputy shot him, Lee said. As of 3 p.m., the man was still being treated at the scene.

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