The Antioch Police Department says three suspects were arrested after a shooting Friday afternoon around 1:35 pm on 4th Street and K Street in the City of Antioch.
According to Sergeant James Stenger, an Antioch Police Community Service Officer saw a suspect vehicle fleeing the scene and was able relay a description of the vehicle to responding officers. An Antioch Police Officer and Contra Costa County Sheriff Helicopter Star 3 located the suspect vehicle on L and 9th Streets fleeing the area.
“The suspect vehicle was stopped and three adult males, all out of the City of Alameda were taken into custody,” said Stenger.
A loaded semi-automatic firearm was located in the vehicle. Evidence at the shooting scene connected the three suspects to the shooting.
The suspects were identified as three males out of Alameda (19 y/o, 20 y/o & 21 y/o). Their names were not released.
Police say it appears that one of the three suspects fired numerous rounds into another vehicle, which also fled the shooting scene. The victim vehicle and any possible victims have not been located. The three suspects were booked into the County Jail in Martinez.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH