A suspect with a gun has been arrested and a roadway off of Highway 4 near Martinez partially closed after the suspect reportedly fired shots into the air, law enforcement officers said.
Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded around 3:45 p.m. to a report of shots fired in front of a home at 4754 Pacheco Blvd., according to the CHP.
A male suspect reportedly exited the home, fired several shots into the air and went back into the residence, sheriff’s office spokesman Jimmy Lee said.
The CHP shut down Pacheco Boulevard near the home and sheriff’s deputies were able to arrest the suspect, according to Lee.
No injuries were reported.
UPDATE, 11:13pm: The following update is from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff:
At about 3:36 pm the Sheriff’s office received a report of shots fired on the 4700 block of Pacheco Blvd. Apparently for reasons still under investigation, a resident came out of his house and fired a shotgun into the air. Deputy Sheriffs responded and set up a perimeter. They tried to make contact with the suspect. A member of the Hostage Negotiation Team responded and was able convince the suspect to surrender. He was taken into custody at about 4:20 pm. The suspect, a 26 year old man, is not being identified at this time. He has been booked into the Martinez detention facility.