On Thursday afternoon at approx 10:50 am, Antioch Police officers attempted to stop a vehicle reportedly occupied by a male armed with a firearm. The suspect (Corneilious Daveion, 19) failed to stop and led officers on a short pursuit in the immediate area. During this pursuit, Daveion attempted to ram a patrol vehicle, and then rammed two citizen vehicle’s in his way.
Daveion slowed, exited his vehicle brandishing a gun. He shot at an officer in a patrol vehicle immediately behind him, but missed. The officer in turn struck Daveioin with his patrol vehicle, knocking him to the ground and knocking the gun out of his hand. Daveion fled on foot but was apprehended approx ½ mile away at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds.
At this time there does not appear to be any injuries to officers or citizens. Daveion sustained only minor injuries from the incident and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for multiple charges, including attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, felony evading, and associated weapons charges.
Daveion has a short criminal history as an adult, but was out on felony bail for a burglary arrest in March of this year.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Antioch Police at (925) 778-2441.
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INCIDENT: Attempted Murder of Officer
DATE OF INCIDENT: 09/12/13
LOCATION: 1600 block Sycamore Drive
ARRESTED: Corneilious Daveion 19 yrs Antioch Resident