Basel Jilani Death – Obituary is not available at the moment: Basel Jilani, a 20-year-old Lafayette resident, was identified as the homicide victim by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities in the East Bay identified the victim who was tragically shot while driving a car along the Pleasant Hill-Lafayette border on Wednesday afternoon.
According to sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com, Muir Station officers were summoned soon after 1 p.m. On Wednesday after a report of a shooting in the unincorporated area of Taylor Road and Gloria Terrace along the boundary between the two East Bay towns, according to the sheriff’s office.
According to officials, when deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered onlookers performing CPR on a victim on the ground beside a vehicle that seemed to have been shot.
At 1:17 p.m., medics arrived on the scene, but the man was pronounced dead on the spot. The sheriff’s department was entrusted with the investigation. Deputies were on the lookout for a suspect vehicle, which was described as a black BMW SUV with many occupants. On Thursday, the vehicle was still missing.
Authorities have not given any specifics about what led up to the event other than the description of the suspect vehicle.