PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (KRON) — A man was shot near a popular restaurant in Pleasant Hill on Friday night, according to a statement from the Pleasant Hill Police Department.
On Friday night around 8:15 p.m., dispatch received calls about gunshots heard near Ellinwood Drive and Contra Costa Boulevard. Police received additional calls stating that a man had been shot in the area of the Pizza My Way restaurant at 1300 Contra Costa Boulevard.
Officers arrived on scene and found a 36-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say they quickly located and detained a 54-year-old man nearby, and they believe he is their only suspect.
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Police determined that the victim and the suspect knew each other, and they do not believe the shooting was random. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. PHPD is asking anyone with more information about this incident to contact them at 925-288-4600.