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Antioch Police Activity Results in Jack London School Lockdown

by ECT

The Antioch Police Department is currently investigating a report of a male armed with a firearm with possible shots fired in the area of County Hills and Wolf Way in the city of Antioch.

With a heavy police presence in the area, people are urged to avoid the area and has prompted Jack London School to be placed on lock down as a precaution.

The incident began at approximately 2:00 pm and possibly involved a mail carrier being assaulted when he drove off. A firearm was observed and a possible 4 shots being fired.

The Antioch Unified School District confirmed Jack London Elementary School was on lock down as of 2:33 pm:

“Good Afternoon,

Currently Jack London has been ordered to lock down and shelter students in place by Antioch Police, due to police activity near campus. Students will not be released until the Antioch Police Department determines it safe to lift the lock down. We will send out additional information soon.

Thank you,”

Antioch Police confirmed police activity, and said information was evolving, but released no information as of 2:33 pm.

2:53 pm UPDATE
Antioch Police confirmed an aspect of the call was a man with a gun firing shots.


School Lock down lifted.

3:37 pm UPDATE Antioch Police

At approximately 2:00 pm, Jack London Elementary School and Black Diamond Middle School were asked to shelter in place, out of an abundance of caution, due to nearby police activity.

We are pleased to inform you that the shelter in place has been lifted, and the situation has been resolved. Additional information regarding this incident will be released at a later point.

Thank you to the community members that assisted in this investigation.


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1 comment

Em Aug 18, 2022 - 3:25 pm

Finally police came and hopefully they catch someone! There is always gunshots around Country Hills and Whitetail Drive and Pampas Circle area at all times of day usually like 10 pm and 4 am-police need to patrol this area during this time.

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