Concord Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old Brentwood man was murdered in Concord on Saturday night during a family party on Mi Casa Court.
Police have identified the victim as Ismael Garcia Ramirez, they say he was shot in the head during an altercation with the suspect, 29-year-old Concord resident Vincent Ochoa.
The following information is from the Concord Police Department:
Witnesses provided officers with information that lead to the identification of a suspect vehicle which had fled the scene as well as information regarding a possible suspect. The suspect vehicle was located at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Monument Boulevard near Victory Lane. Concord officers contacted the suspect at his apartment and took him into custody without incident. The suspect, 29 year old Concord resident Vincent Ochoa, was arrested and booked at CPD on a single charge of First Degree Homicide.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Major Crimes Unit Detective Greg Pardella at (925) 603-5922. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Concord Police Department Tip-line at (925) 603-5836.
No further information is being released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.
CLAYCORD NOTE: This is the first official murder in Concord since October of 2011. Many of you might remember in April of 2012, a homeless person was found dead on Monument Boulevard, and a suspect was arrested for his murder, but the coroner couldn’t find an exact cause of death, so that case was not listed as a homicide.