PITTSBURG (CBS SF/BCN) — Authorities have identified the man who crashed his car after he was fatally shot while driving in Pittsburg early Wednesday morning, according to police.
In a social media post Wednesday evening, Pittsburg police identified the shooting victim as 19-year-old Antioch resident Jabbar Mahmood.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: Firefighters Battle To Save Chester; 'We Lost Greenville Tonight'; Lassen Volcanic National Park Shut Down
Officers responded shortly after 3:15 a.m. to a vehicle crash reported in the area of El Dorado Drive and Shasta Circle and found a car that had struck a telephone pole and several parked vehicles.
A bystander had pulled the driver from the vehicle and began performing CPR on him, and when officers took over, they discovered he had a single gunshot wound to his upper torso, police said.
Arriving AMR and Contra Costa Fire personnel continued life-saving efforts, but the man, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.
During the investigation, detectives were able to obtain city video surveillance and statements from witnesses of the incident. Police determined that Mahmood drove to a house in the 100 block of El Dorado Drive and briefly went inside the home.READ MORE: UPDATE: Suspicious Device Found Along Oakland Waterfront Not An Explosive, Evacuations Lifted
Several minutes later, Mahmood left the residence and got into his car. While seated in his car outside the home, an unknown suspect walked up to the car and shot Mahmood one time, hitting him in the upper torso. The victim immediately drove east on El Dorado Drive, where his car collided with a pole and several parked cars.
Police said the unknown suspect fled the scene in a dark colored sedan style car. The relationship of Mahmood and the suspect is currently unknown, according to authorities.
No arrest has been made in the shooting and the investigation into the homicide is ongoing. The incident is the second homicide in Pittsburg so far in 2021.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Pittsburg police tip line at (925) 252-4040.MORE NEWS: Napa County Officials Issues Order Mandating Facial Coverings Indoors
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