Walnut Creek man in Friday Brentwood shootout ID’d, arrested for attempted murder, robbery, more

Bail set at $2,575,000; 17-year-old Antioch suspect died from his injuries; victim is 21-year-old Antioch man

By Brentwood Police Department

The surviving suspect in Friday night’s shooting that occurred in the 800 block of Marjoram Drive in Brentwood at approximately 7:45 P.M. was identified as Antonio Barajas, a 20-year-old Walnut Creek resident. Barajas (born 12/29/2002) was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility, Saturday morning (7/15/23) for the following:

1. Attempted Murder

2. Attempted Robbery

3. Conspiracy

4. Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon

5. False Imprisonment

6. Discharging a firearm at an occupied vehicle

7. Carrying a loaded firearm in public

According to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department, his bail was set at $2,575,000.

As previously reported, Barajas was not injured but the 21-year-old victim from Antioch was. The 17-year-old suspect from Antioch was transported to an area hospital in critical condition but later succumbed to his injuries. (See related article)

Anyone with information related to this shooting is asked to contact Detective Inerbichler or Detective Goold at 925-809-7911. Callers may remain anonymous. 

Allen D. Payton contributed to this report.

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