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Police investigate Walnut Creek intersection shooting as attempted homicide

Someone tried to kill the driver of a vehicle that was stopped at an intersection in Walnut Creek late Monday afternoon, police said.

Someone called 911 at 4:56 p.m. to tell police that a shooting had occurred at Homestead Avenue and Ygnacio Valley Road.

The victim was in his vehicle when the suspect walked up and fired multiple shots into the vehicle into with a handgun, according to police.

Police officers gave first aid to the victim and he was taken to a hospital where he is in stable condition.

Google Maps Police are investigating a shooting at Homestead Avenue and Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Monday, July 6, 2020 as an attempted homicide. A suspect walked up to a driver and fired multiple shots into the victim’s vehicle.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man, about 25 years old with an average build. He was about 5 feet 5 inches tall and had a low cut haircut and a mustache.

It doesn’t appear that there is an active threat to the public, police said, because they believe the shooting was an isolated incident.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Detective Leonard at (925) 943-3523.

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