July 30, 12:07 a.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department responded to the report of shots fired in the 400 Block of Shaddick Drive. When the officers arrived, a residence in the neighborhood was fully engulfed in flames. The occupants – two 23-year-old males, a 25-year-old female, two 21-year-old females and four children, ages 6, 4, 2 and an infant – had already exited the residence and were not injured. After the fire was extinguished, officers and fire personnel discovered evidence of arson. There was other evidence that indicated that shots had been fired at the residence. The motive is unknown at this time. Officers and Contra Costa Fire personnel are still investigating the incident.
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