Rodeo shooting victim identified

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The victim in a deadly shooting that happened Saturday night in Rodeo has been identified. 

The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office confirmed that Daniella Stephanie Avila, 28, of Concord was killed. 

The homicide occurred on the 100 block of Rodeo Avenue at about 10:34 p.m. on Saturday, August 26. 

According to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area. 

At the scene, they found Avila dead. 

An investigation into the shooting remains ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting can contact investigators at (925) 313-2600 or through dispatch at (925) 646-2441.


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