Two suspects arrested in shooting death of Oscar Lareda-Arellano of Concord

Two suspects arrested in shooting death of Oscar Lareda-Arellano of Concord

Two suspects arrested in shooting death of Oscar Lareda-Arellano of Concord
The two suspects arrested for the Pleasant Hill shooting: Andre Barocio of Hurcules and Angelo Delacruz of Antioch.

PLEASANT HILL, CA (May 26, 2023) — The Pleasant Hill Police Department announced the arrest of both suspects in the April 3, 2023 shooting death of Oscar Laredo-Arellano.

On April 3, 2023 at about 1:12AM,  911 calls reported a shooting with a victim down in the parking lot of Farrington’s Bar. Upon arrival police found a single victim deceased in the parking lot. The suspect fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. The investigation determined the shooting occurred after a dispute started between two groups of people. Oscar Laredo-Arellano of Concord, a 37 year-old bartender who worked at Vinnie’s Bar and Grill.

Pleasant Hill Police Detectives have worked closely with law enforcement partners throughout the county and state on the case.

The investigation identified Andre Baracio  Jr. (age 34 of Hercules) as the main suspect. A Superior Court Magistrate issued a warrant for his arrest. Evidence in the investigation indicated that Mr. Barocio had fled the state and likely relocated to Mexico following the murder. Angelo Delacruz (age 31 of Antioch) was identified as a suspect as well.

Law enforcement located and arrested Mr. Delacruz in Douglas County (Nevada) in late April 2023. Upon extradition from Nevada police booked him into the Martinez Detention Facility for 245(a)(2) PC- Assault with a Firearm.

Manhunt continued

Pleasant Hill Police Detectives continued working to determine Mr. Barocio’s whereabouts. With the assistance of Federal Law Enforcement and State Police in Mexicali (Mexico), law enforcement arrested Mr. Barocio on May 22, 2023. They returned the suspect to United States law enforcement authorities at the Calexico Border Crossing in Imperial County, CA. On May 25, Mr. Barocio was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility and booked for PC 187- Murder, PC 29800(a)(1)- Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and the enhancement of PC 12022.53(d) —Use of a Firearm Causing Great Bodily Injury.

Police believe no additional suspects in the homicide remain at-large.

The Pleasant Hill Police Department expressed thanks to members of the community that assisted in this homicide investigation.