UPDATE (Sept. 25, 4:15 p.m.) - A spokesperson for the Antioch Police Department (APD) confirmed that the victim in an assault Thursday afternoon in the Best Buy parking lot suffered multiple stab wounds, but was expected to survive.
“A male adult in his early 30s was stabbed by an unknown assailant,” said Cpl. Gonzalez of the APD. “The suspect and (the victim) were engaged in some sort of argument just prior to (the assault). The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival.”
The APD investigation into the incident is continuing. Anyone who may have witnessed the assault, or who may have any information about it, is asked to contact the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6926.
Antioch police responded to the
report of a man who had been stabbed in the parking lot of Best Buy on Lone Tree Way and Slatten Ranch Road Thursday afternoon, Sept. 24.
Little information is available regarding the victim. According to radio traffic from the Contra Costa Regional Fire Communications Center, the victim was found lying in the road. An air ambulance was requested, but it was canceled en route as the patient was transported to the trauma center at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek by ground. An East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighter who responded to the incident said the victim was alert and speaking with paramedics as they treated him.
This is a developing story.