MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — Sheriff’s deputies on Friday arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a San Francisco man earlier this week outside an apartment complex in the Tara Hills neighborhood of Contra Costa County.
Charles Johnson, 30, was found in a car with gunshot wounds after deputies responded to shots fired about 12:40 p.m. Sunday at a complex at San Pablo Avenue and Crestwood Drive. Johnson died at the scene.READ MORE: Pandemic-Inspired Art Greets Visitors to Newly-Reopened San Francisco Museums
Detectives identified 30-year-old Kenneth Lightfoot of Tara Hills as a suspect in the case.
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Deputies on Friday afternoon responded to reports of shots fired at the same complex and detained a man who was later confirmed to be Lightfoot, the sheriff’s office said.
Lightfoot was booked Friday night into the Martinez Jail on suspicion of homicide and illegal discharge of a firearm. He is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.
The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate and asks anyone with information on the incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600 or through Sheriff’s Office dispatch at (925) 646-2441. Tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.MORE NEWS: UC Researchers Find North Coast Kelp Forest Nearly Wiped Out
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