June 23, 10 p.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the parking lot of an apartment complex on 2201 Sycamore Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 19-year-old male Pittsburg resident, who had sustained non-life threatening gunshots wounds to both of his legs. The victim was found wearing a holster, and a stolen gun was found a few feet from the victim. Numerous shell casings were located around the victim and in other areas of the parking lot. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was admitted for treatment. He was also arrested for possession of the stolen gun and for firing the gun, but due to his injuries, he was released pending his hospital stay.
June 26, 8:21 p.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department responded to the report of gunshots fired at Taqueria La Sierra on H Street. Upon arrival, officers found a 29-year-old male Antioch resident suffering from numerous gunshots to his upper body and legs. It was learned that three black males followed the business owner – a 39-year-old female – into the business, produced handguns and demanded money. When the male victim entered the business, the assailants shot him several times, emptied the cash register and fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash. The male victim was life-flighted to an area hospital, where he underwent surgery for non-life-threatening injuries. The female was not injured during the robbery. Those with information regarding this incident should call the Antioch Police Department at 925-778-2441.
June 28, 10:22 p.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department responded to the report of a shooting on 5000 Lone Tree Way at Williamson Ranch Park. When they arrived, officers found an 18-year-old male inside his parked car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
For information on law enforcement in Antioch, visit www.ci.antioch.ca.us/citygov/police.