Suspect Arrested for Shooting near a BART Station on a Sunday Afternoon

Suspect Arrested for Shooting near a BART Station on a Sunday Afternoon

BAY POINT— Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a suspect last weekend in connection with a shooting near a train station. The shooting occurred in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon.

This shooting happened on Alves Lane across the street from the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station at Pittsburg/Bay Point. Deputies responded June 13 at 12:41 p.m.

Deputies located the victim, who by then, was with BART and Pittsburg police officers. The victim reported being inside a vehicle with another person when a gunshot was fired. No one was reported injured.

Deputies subsequently arrested the suspect at 2:10 p.m. The suspect has beenidentified as Johnell D. Worthy, a 46-year-old resident of San Francisco.

Worthy was transported and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility, where he remains in custody in lieu of $100,000 bond.

Worthy was booked for –
 Discharge of a weapon in a grossly negligent manner
 Carrying a loaded firearm when not the registered owner
 Carrying a concealed weapon

Worthy also has prior arrests in 2013 and 2015 on his rap sheet. These arrests were for assault, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of ammunition, and possession of controlled substances.

The investigation of the recent shooting incident near the BART station remains open. Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff’s Office investigation division at 925-313-2600. Tips can be emailed to tips@so.cccounty.us.

Suspect Arrested for Shooting near a BART Station on a Sunday Afternoon was last modified: June 16th, 2021 by admin
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