Bay Point Shooting Victim Dies, Deputies Rule Incident A Homicide

A shooting in Bay Point on Sunday is now being ruled a homicide after the 18-year-old victim died in the hospital, a sheriff's spokesman said Friday.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office identified the man as Harley Crawford, who lived in Bay Point and Oakley. Deputies responded just before 11 p.m. to a report of a person who had been shot in the area of Anchor and Riverside drives, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said in a statement.

Lee said deputies found the man, later identified as Crawford, in a car suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, Lee said.

Detectives canvassed the neighborhood, conducted interviews and are working with other law enforcement agencies in the area, Lee said.

Anyone with information about Sunday's shooting is encouraged to contact sheriff's deputies at (925) 313-2600, email tips to tips@so.cccounty.us or leave an anonymous message at (866) 846-3592.

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