Victim identified in Pleasant Hill shooting

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A homicide investigation was launched when police found one dead body in a Pleasant Hill strip mall parking lot. 

On Monday, before 1:15 a.m., police were dispatched to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of Farrington’s Bar just a block away from City Hall. 

According to Pleasant Hill police, they found a dead body at the scene. 

The victim was identified as Oscar Laredo Arellano, 37, of Concord.

Police believed the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information please call 925-288-4600.


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