Violent Crime

Suspect Arrested in Concord Homicide

A man was shot to death early Saturday morning in Concord near the Brenden Concord 14 movie theater and another man has been arrested as a homicide suspect in the killing, police said.

Around 1:50 a.m., Concord police got a report of a shooting in front of the Nica Lounge at 1907 Salvio St. Police said officers arrived within minutes and found a 43-year-old man on the ground. Police, fire crews and paramedics tried to save the man, but he died at the scene.

His name is not being released until his family is told of his death. Police said witnesses identified a 27-year-old man as a suspect. Officers attempted to arrest the man at his home in the 1900 block of Teresa Lane in Oakley but he was not there. Later in the day, police learned that the suspect was in a vehicle crash and had been taken to a hospital. Police said they arrested the suspect at the hospital.

His name is not being released until officers interview other witnesses, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Greg Mahan at (925) 603-5817 or the anonymous tip line at (925) 603-5836.

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