According to the Antioch Police Department, officers responded Saturday to the report of a brawl and shooting at Cruisers Saloon, 1611 A St., at 1:36 a.m. Police say a group of men who were kicked out of Cruisers Saloon returned to the bar wielding baseball bats with the intention of starting a fight. The fracas began inside the saloon and soon moved just outside the front door.
One of the men who had been expelled earlier pulled out a gun and fired a shot into the bar, hitting the 38-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have yet to make an arrest and the man’s name has not yet been released. The investigation is ongoing.
Those with information regarding this incident should call Detective Mike Mellone at 925-779-6930.