WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KRON) – Police activity shut down parts of Walnut Creek Saturday due to a standoff with a suspect.
It happened at the Motel 6 near north Main Street between Parkside Drive and San Luis Road.
Walnut Creek police responded to a call of a person being shot inside.
When officers arrived they found a person with a gunshot wound to the leg. They were transported to a nearby hospital.
Police had to shutdown the area when they learned the suspect was still on scene. A SWAT team was called to the scene.
People are asked to avoid the area of Main St. between Parkside and San Luis.
After a couple hours, officers were able to capture the suspect Dashon Banks.
Banks was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
- Restaurant workers out of jobs again as virus surges anew
- 1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at South Carolina nightclub
- San Francisco, San Mateo counties move to purple tier
- World-renowned opera singer Renée Fleming using music to help those suffering from neurological disorders
- Small Business Saturday crucial for Bay Area shops