At 1:20 am Monday, the Antioch Police Department responded to a shooting that left one dead and two wounded in the Applebees parking lot at Hillcrest Ave and Larkspur Dr. in the City of Antioch.
One victim was deceased in the parking lot while one person was transported to a local hospital while another patient showed up sometime later with a wound to the groin. It was confirmed by a source that the patient was related to the shooting.
This is the 5th homicide of 2018.
2:02 pm Update:
The Antioch Police Department released additional information on Monday mornings shooting saying an 18-year-old male is deceased while a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were wounded.
According to Sergeant John Fortner, officers arrived at the complex where they located two males down on the ground in the parking lot. One male victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The second male (16 years-old) was located a short distance away and he was also suffering from gunshot wounds.
While officers were still at the scene they were advised that a shooting victim (17-year-old) arrived at a local emergency room for treatment. Officers responded to the hospital and determined that this was an additional victim who was related to the shooting in the parking lot.
No additional victims have come forward or have been identified at this time.
Fortner said at this time, evidence suggests that the victims were involved in a confrontation with another group of unknown subjects in the parking lot when gunshots were fired.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department at (925)778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.