Antioch Police confirm that a gunshot victim, an 18-year-old male showed up overnight at a local hospital, the third incident in less than 24-hours involving a shooting victim.
Lieutenant John Fortner confirmed the shooting and that the victim showed up sometime between 12:01 am and 1:00 am but offered no other details.
Earlier Wednesday, police responded to two separate shootings which included a 2:00 pm call to Target on Lone Tree Way after an armed robbery. Both suspects are now in custody. The second shooting occurred at 3:49 pm on W. 20th Street where a female sustained two gunshot wounds.
The police department is also investigating an in-custody death Wednesday, which prompted the Mayor to hold a press conference where he announced he would expedite police reform.
UPDATED per Antioch Police
On 2/25/2021, at approximately 12:18 AM, Antioch police officers were called to the Sutter Delta Medical Center for a man that was dropped off at the emergency department suffering from a gunshot wound. During the investigation, officers learned the male victim was shot at a location in the 500 block of East 18TH Street. Officers responded to the area and collected evidence related to the shooting. The victim provided limited information, and a suspect has not been identified.
Currently, the victim is listed in stable condition. The case will be referred to the Antioch Police Department Investigations Bureau–Violent Crimes Unit for further evaluation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.