Discovery Bay man shot to death after confronting speeders

- Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

Officials say the shooting happened early Sunday morning, around 12:45, when a caller said a man was shot and laying on the street of Wilde Drive, near Frost Way. 

The victim is a 48-year-old Discovery Bay resident. He was identified Monday as Bradley Christian MacHugh. When police responded the victim was laying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds while a neighbor performed CPR. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. 

"We haven't located any kind of part and the victim appears to be someone who was walking around his own neighborhood," Said Lieutenant Ian Herbert.

Today flowers marked the area where the victim was shot. Neighbors are shaken and say he was family man who confronted the speeders and was trying to protect his neighborhood. His wife was the first to rush to the scene and discover he'd been shot. 
    
Neighbors say visitors have caused problems before by speeding and partying. They’re calling for more surveillance cameras, especially at the entrances and exits to the neighborhood.

Two vehicles, each with several occupants in their late teens or early 20s, are believed to be involved in the shooting.

The occupants are male, except for one female. They are described as either Hispanic or Asian. One car is described as a newer matte-gray American mid-size car, possibly a Challenger or Mustang. The other is described as a red Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. 

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