A woman was shot and seriously wounded by a masked gunman who fired several shots before leaving her outside the Mill Creek apartments in the 900 block of Waterstone Place in San Ramon Saturday.
Neighbors reported hearing gunfire at approximately 11 p.m. and responding officers quickly located the wounded person. She was transferred to a local hospital suffering from unspecified wounds but is believed to be recovering.
Forest T. McCaskill, 26-year-old Concord man, was subsequently arrested in Anaheim after investigators focused on him as the chief suspect in the shooting. Police said McCaskill was an ex-boyfriend of the victim.
McCaskill was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder in Anaheim and is currently in custody there pending his return to Contra Costa County.
Earlier today, Feb. 23, the Contra Costa District Attorneys Office filed the following charges against McCaskill:
- PC 187/664 Attempted Murder
- PC 245(a)(4) Assault with a Deadly Weapon/Firearm with enhancements of using a firearm and causing great bodily injury
- PC 273.5 Domestic Violence with enhancements of using a firearm and causing great