The Antioch Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon that left one person dead in the City of Antioch.
According to preliminary information, the shooting occurred in the 2900 block of Delta Fair Blvd just after 2:00 pm Monday in which Antioch Police officers immediately began CPR until Contra Costa County Firefighters and AMR arrived on scene where life saving efforts continued. However, the person was pronounced deceased on scene.
The incident is being investigated as a homicide, the first of the 2022.
No other information was readily available.
5:45 pm UPDATE via Antioch Police
ANTIOCH, CA. On 1/24/2022 at approximately 2:16 PM, Antioch Police Department Dispatch began receiving numerous 911 calls of gunshots being fired in the area of 2958 Delta Fair Boulevard. Additional information that was provided indicated a subject was on the ground in the parking lot, who appeared to have been struck by gunfire and was in critical condition.
Supplementary witness accounts informed Dispatch that an unidentified vehicle drove away from the area at a high rate of speed.
At approximately 2:19 PM, Antioch Officers arrived in the area and noticed an unresponsive black male adult approximately in his 50’s, lying motionless in the parking lot. After life-saving measures were attempted by officers, the victim ultimately succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Please avoid this area, as this is an active crime scene.
Due to the ongoing and active nature of the investigation, no further information is available to
be released at this time.
DATE OF INCIDENT: January 24, 2022
TIME OF INCIDENT: 2:16 PM
LOCATION: Wine & Liquor (2958 Delta Fair Boulevard)
VICTIM(S): 50-year-old Black Male (Unidentified)
SUSPECT(S): Unidentified Suspect(s)
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective A.Duffy at (925)779-8940 or at [email protected] . Youmay also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.