MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — A suspect was arrested in a shooting in El Sobrante last week that left one person dead and a second victim with critical injuries, authorities said Wednesday.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said homicide detectives arrested 23-year-old Pierre Jackson of Antioch/Brentwood on Monday. The district attorney’s office has charged Jackson with murder and attempted murder; he is being held at the Martinez Detention Facility in lieu of $3.5 million bail.READ MORE: Vandals Smear Chauvin Defense Witness' Former Santa Rosa Home With Pig's Blood
On March 31, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 4500 block of Appian Way in El Sobrante at about 8:41 p.m. on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. They found two victims with serious gunshot wounds. One of the victims, identified as 25-year-old Pittsburg resident Dejante Kennedy, was pronounced dead; the second victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: After a Night of Protest Vandalism, Oakland Businesses Pick Up the Pieces
There was no word on the second victim’s current condition.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact the sheriff’s office investigation division at (925) 313-2600 or dispatch at (925) 646-2441. Tips can be emailed to email@example.com or left anonymously at (866) 846-3592.