According to a press release, officers arrested Oakley and San Jose resident Shahin Ahoorai, 20, on suspicion of attempted homicide after discovering that he was the getaway driver during a shooting on Feb. 11 at the Antioch Women’s Club, 509 G St. Two people – a 49-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man – suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result.
Police are now searching for two 19-year-olds: Zachary Cook and Raul “Jo Jo” Pena – both Oakley residents believed to be participants in the crime. Both men are believed to be concealing themselves from police. The press release noted that both have outstanding felony warrants for their arrest and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Ahoorai, Cook and Pena face two charges of attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon and enhancements for being street gang members. Ahoorai is being held at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on $3,433,000 bail.
Those with information regarding the incident, or the whereabouts of Cook and Pena, should call Detective Mike Mellone at 925-779-6930, or the Antioch Police Department Dispatch Center at 925-778-2441. Anonymous tips can be provided to Bay Area Crime Stoppers via its toll-free tip line, 800-222-TIPS, or website, www.bayareacrimestopers.org. Anonymous text-tips may be sent to 274637 with the word “crimes” in the subject line.
On Feb. 11 at about 9:14 p.m., Antioch officers responded to the report of shots fired at the Antioch Women’s Club during a religious baptism reception.
Those present at the reception became engaged in a physical altercation with a lone male victim in the street in what has been determined to be a gang-related assault. When the victims tried to separate the subjects, at least two of the subjects produced handguns and began shooting. Both gunshot victims were hit by errant gunfire and transported to local hospitals for non life-threatening wounds.