Home Antioch 1 Shot in Freeway Shooting on Highway 4 Near Hillcrest in Antioch

1 Shot in Freeway Shooting on Highway 4 Near Hillcrest in Antioch

by ECT

At 5:36 am Monday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the eBART station in the City of Antioch.

The incident occurred on Westbound Highway 4 at Hillcrest. It was reported that a road rage incident resulted in a shooting that involved four vehicles. At least one person was struck in the gunfire.

Contra Costa County Fire is currently on scene along with Antioch Police and CHP.

At least three lanes of traffic were blocked.

Shortly before this crash, crews were on scene of a vehicle crash at westbound Highway 4 and Sand Creek at 5:00 am which shutdown the freeway.  That crashes are believed to be unrelated to one another.

No other details have been provided.


VALLEJO, Calif. – Detectives assigned to the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Golden Gate Division are investigating a freeway shooting that occurred on SR-4 in Contra Costa County on Monday, September 12, 2022.
At approximately 5:30 a.m., the CHP’s Golden Gate Communication Center was notified of a freeway shooting involving two vehicles on SR-4 near SR-160 . Both the suspect vehicle and victim vehicle continued west on SR-4 until the victim vehicle, a GMC Terrain, was involved in a collision near Hillcrest Avenue. The suspect vehicle, described as a dark colored BMW, continued westbound and fled the scene. Officers arrived on scene and determined the driver of the victim vehicle sustained minor injuries in the crash while the passenger sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both parties were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Currently, no motive has been determined, and a suspect has not been located. Any assistance from the public in gathering additional details surrounding this shooting is appreciated. If you or someone you know have information regarding this incident, please call the CHP Investigation Tipline at (707) 917-4491.
The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security.

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