ANTIOCH -- A 30-year-old Antioch man died New Year's Eve after suffering a single gunshot wound to his head, police said.

Officers were called to an apartment complex on the 2100 block of L Street around 8:38 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

When police arrived, they found the man, identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner as Melvin Bryant, Jr., inside an apartment. He was declared dead by paramedics at the scene.

Police said they have spoken to witnesses who saw the shooting, and that a handgun was recovered from the scene.

Police would not say what led to the shooting, or if anyone has been arrested.

The investigation into the incident is pending the details from the Contra Costa County Coroner.

Check back for updates.

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