Shooting in Discovery Bay
On Monday at about 9:37 PM, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a home on the 4200 block of Slifer Drive in Discovery for a report of a possible accidental shooting.
Upon arrival Deputies found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was uncooperative and was later taken to a hospital. His injury did not appear to be life-threatening.
During the initial investigation, it was determined that the shooting occurred after an argument.
Deputies later arrested 41-year-old Paul Nelson who lived at the residence. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for assault with a firearm. He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call the Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, please email: or call 866-846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.