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Lafayette road rage shooting victim identified as 20-year-old Basel Jilani

A man killed in an apparent road rage shooting Wednesday afternoon near Lafayette has been identified as 20-year-old Basel Jilani, of Lafayette, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

Police responded just after 1 p.m. Wednesday to calls to the area of Taylor Boulevard and Gloria Terrace. Jilani was on the ground, and bystanders were attempting life-saving measures. He died at the scene.

The killer is still at large, but no other information has been released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff’s investigation division at (925) 313-2600 or through their dispatch at (925) 646-2441. For any tips, email [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.

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