Antioch Police said Wednesday that a man who was shot in a neighbor dispute on April 17 has died after being in critical condition for weeks.
According to police, on April17 at about 7:52 am, Antioch Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3100 Block of Contra Loma Boulevard for a shooting.
It was determined that two neighbors were involved in an argument stemming from long term issues between the two.
During the argument 70-year-old James Bain produced a knife and attempted to stab the 62-year-old male he was arguing with. The 62-year-old male was carrying a firearm and shot Bain as Bain was attempting to stab him.
Bain was transported to a local trauma center where he remained in critical condition until May 12, 2021, when he died from the injuries he sustained during the shooting.
The 62-year-old male was originally arrested for this case but was later released once it was determined the shooting was in self-defense. Police are not releasing the62-year-old male’s name at this time.
Anonymous tips or information about this –or any other incident –can be sent via text to 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword ANTIOCH.
Antioch Police confirmed Wednesday, no information was released on this incident before today.
City of Antioch Known Shootings in 2021
- May 3: Juvenile Shot in the Face Early Sunday Morning
- April 29: Antioch: Man Shot Multiple Times in Parking Lot of Cannabis Dispensary
- April 28: 1 Dead in Antioch Shooting on Garrow Drive
- April 27: Man Shot in the Leg Tuesday Night on Mimosa Court
- April 19: Female Driver Accidentally Shot by Male Passenger Playing With Firearm
- April 17: Antioch Police Say 16-Year-Old Shot and Killed Saturday Night
- April 17 – Until today, this was not a known shooting
- April 16: Antioch Police Shoot Man Armed With Knife Who Was Having Mental Health Crisis
- March 27: German Shepherd Shot by Fleeing Suspect on Saturday Has Died
- March 26: Man Who Fired Multiple Shots Inside Home in Custody After Police Standoff
- March 14: Antioch Police Investigating Saturday Night Shooting on D Street
- March 9: Updated: Two Shot During Drive-By Shooting in Antioch
- March 4: Antioch Police Investigate Shooting on W 7th Street
- Feb 27: Updated: Antioch Police Investigating Saturday Shooting
- Feb 25: Updated: 18-Year-Old Shows Up at Local Antioch Hospital With Gunshot Wound
- Feb 24: Antioch: Woman Struck Twice by Gunfire on W 20th Street
- Feb 24: UPDATED: Two Arrested After Armed Robbery and Shooting at Antioch Target
- Feb 24: Discovery Bay: Sheriff’s Office Arrests Homicide Suspect in Multiple Shooting Incident
- Feb 4: One Wounded After Attempted Robbery Leads to Gunfight
- Jan 15: Three Shot in Sycamore Drive Shooting