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Updated: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Overnight Shooting in City of Antioch

by ECT
Antioch Shooting

At approximately 1:00 am Thursday, the Antioch Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Lawton Street and D Street in the City of Antioch.

Police arrived on scene where they located two adult males who sustained injuries. One male was pronounced deceased on scene and another who was wounded and transported to a local hospital.

Antioch Police are still investigating the shooting and no suspects are in custody.

8:25 am UPDATE via Antioch Police

  • FILE: 22-5024
  • INCIDENT: Homicide – Shooting
  • DATE OF INCIDENT: July 21, 2022
  • LOCATION: 300 Block of Lawton Street (Residential)
  • VICTIM(S): Male Adult, 34 years-old (Deceased)
  • Male Adult, 45 years-old (Wounded)
  • SUSPECT(S): Unknown

On 7/21/2021, at approximately 12:59 AM, Antioch police officers responded to the report of gunshots fired in the 300 block of Lawton Street. It was also reported that two (2) people were struck.

Numerous officers responded to the scene. When officers arrived, they located two male victims in the driveway of a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. One male victim fell onto the driveway, and the second was a short distance away. Evidence at the scene indicated the incident occurred outdoors in a drive-by style shooting. Officers immediately began administering first aid and called for emergency fire department and AMR paramedics.

Unfortunately, one victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene, and he was pronounced deceased. The second victim was transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and is currently in stable condition. The suspect vehicle fled the scene and has not been contacted. Antioch Police Department’s Investigations Bureau, consisting of Crime Scene Investigators and detectives with the Violent Crimes and Special Operations Units, responded to the scene and took over the investigation.

Currently, detectives are interviewing witnesses and working to identify any suspects or persons-of-interest. The investigation is still active, and evidence is being collected and evaluated.

Any further information or additional press releases will be provided by the Investigations Bureau. Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441, or Detective Whitaker at 925-779-6890. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH

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Ryan Jul 22, 2022 - 8:36 pm

Rest in peace shaun! Tragedy this happened to you. I’ll pray for the family.

Katrina Miles Jul 26, 2022 - 6:51 pm

Unnecessary tragedy the shooter took a father,a son,a brother, a man with the biggest heart who would help anyone he could and my best friend. Bullets know no names and the chicken shit shooter I want you to know karma will get you

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