NORTH RICHMOND -- A man shot and killed in North Richmond last week was identified Monday as 38-year-old Derrick Cooper.

Cooper, a Richmond resident, was shot multiple times in the 1600 block of 4th Street at about 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, which patrols the unincorporated area.

Cooper was taken to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo and later flown by helicopter to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. He died at 3:14 a.m.

In a separate shooting, a 16-year-old boy was wounded at 9:49 p.m. on Sunday on the 400 block of Grove Avenue, according to sheriff spokesman Jimmy Lee. The boy is in stable condition.

Detectives have not yet determined if the shootings are related. Anyone with any information on either case is asked to call the Investigation Division at 925-313-2600.

David DeBolt covers breaking news. Contact him in Richmond at 510-262-2728. Follow him at Twitter.com/daviddebolt.



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