Juveniles Arrested in Danville Clubhouse Shooting


Three juveniles were arrested over the weekend in connection with a weekend shooting at a Sycamore Homes Association clubhouse.  No one was injured as a result of the shooting.  Sgt. Allan Shields said the juveniles were arrested late Saturday night on I-680 near Stone Valley Rd. after they were seen fleeing the scene.

Shields said that at 11:31 p.m., Saturday, Officers responded to the Sycamore Homes Association clubhouse at 635 Old Orchard Dr., for a report of someone shooting a gun into the clubhouse during a teenage party.  Witnesses described a man firing a gun into the air and at the clubhouse.  One of the shots hit a window on the building.  The suspect fled in a vehicle with three other males prior to the arrival of police.  Danville PD officers spotted the vehicle on I-680, and with the assistance of deputies from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, pulled them over.  All of the occupants were detained. Police say all four were male juveniles from outside the Danville area.   

Based on the investigation conducted by Danville Police, three of the juveniles were arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall in Martinez.  The driver of the vehicle was booked for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of stolen property and for possession of a concealed and loaded firearm. Two other juvenile passengers were booked for shooting into an inhabited dwelling.  The fourth juvenile passenger was released into the custody of his mother.

The Sycamore Homes Association clubhouse was rented to people from outside the Sycamore Homes Association.

Charges through the District Attorney’s office are pending, once the current investigation is completed.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to call Detective Ben Alldritt of the Danville Police Department at 925-314-3700.