A woman was airlifted to a trauma center after suffering a gunshot wound to a leg in an unincorporated part of Contra Costa County on Monday night, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
The shooting was reported at 8:44 p.m. in the 2600 block of Dutch Slough Road, which is just east of Oakley city limits, fire officials said. A 35-year-old woman was transported via helicopter to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. The severity of her injury wasn’t immediately provided.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting, and didn’t immediately reply to a request for more information on what led up to the shooting early Tuesday morning.