BART officers assisted San Pablo Police Department by locating a homicide suspect (Ignacio Gomez, 25 years, San Pablo) aboard a BART train at the Concord Station. Gomez was placed under arrest and was released to San Pablo.
Officers were flagged down at the station regarding a male subject on the platform with a knife. While the officers were responding, multiple calls into dispatch reporting a stabbing. Officers arrived on the platform and found two females suffering from stab wounds. Officers immediately began rendering aid to the victims until the arrival of paramedics. One of the females succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead on scene. The second female was transported to the hospital.
James Lockett (26, Antioch) was arrested for attempted murder, battery, and unlawful use of pepper spray. He will be booked into the Santa Rita Jail and issued a prohibition order. TSOC Notified.
At about 19:45, multiple witnesses reported that a suspect who was riding on a SFO Airport bound train approaching West Oakland Station used a handgun to shoot another passenger multiple times and then fled on foot from the train at West Oakland Station. Officers responded and assisted with providing first aid to the victim. West Oakland Station was closed while the investigation was conducted and the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, a suspect has not been arrested and the weapon has not been recovered. Detectives and evidence technicians responded to assist with the investigation. The suspect was described as a black male, late 20's to early 30's, 6'2" skinny build with broad shoulders, scruffy face, wearing a long green trench coat over dark hoodie with hood up, dark pants, dark backpack, armed with a black semi auto handgun.
San Mateo PD detectives requested assistance in locating a murder suspect believed to be attempting to escape by using BART. San Mateo detectives tracked the suspect's cell phone and BART officers swept trains looking for the suspect at Rockridge and El Cerrito Plaza Stations, with negative results. Sometime later, the phone was located again at Walnut Creek Station. Officers again responded and searched the station and parking structure, with negative results. The phone pinged in the area south of the station. Walnut Creek PD and other agencies, with the assistance of aircraft, continued to search the city for the suspect.
The ISRC received information from the El Cerrito Police Department that two subjects, wanted out of Napa Police jurisdiction for questioning in a homicide, were seen walking in the area of the station. A sergeant and an officer performed an area check of the station and two subjects, matching the descriptions provided by El Cerrito Police, were located. The two subjects were detained without incident and were subsequently turned over to Napa Police investigators.
A BART Officer while on patrol at the Richmond Station was flagged down by a citizen and was informed of a possible shooting. The officer responded to the scene and discovered a victim of a gunshot wound. A Sgt and a Lieutenant responded to the scene. Officers from the Richmond Police Department responded to the scene also. Richmond PD is the investigating agency for this incident.
While in the employee parking lot at 6th and Madison Streets, an officer heard multiple gunshots coming from the downtown area. Oakland Police were notified and the BART officer drove towards downtown. As he approached the Jackson Street on-ramp to highway 880, the officer came upon what appeared to be the victim of a traffic collision lying on the roadway. The officer soon discovered the (male) victim was connected to the earlier reported gunshots. In addition, the officer discovered a second male victim suffering from a gunshot wound while seated in a nearby vehicle. Oakland and Highway patrol officers responded to the scene, as did medical personnel. Oakland officers eventually took control of the investigation, which was determined to be a double homicide. No suspect(s) information was available.
Officers responded to a report of several gunshots near the bus zone at the station. BART and Richmond Police responded, and found a victim lying at the top of stairs at the station near the bus zone suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Two possible suspects were seen fleeing from the immediate area. At 1919 hours, another victim arrived at Doctors Hospital in Richmond stating he had been shot earlier in the day at the Richmond BART station. BART detectives and crime scene technicians responded to the scene. Although the bus zone at the MacDonald Street parking lot has been closed, revenue service has not been interrupted. The investigation is on-going at this time.