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Updated: 1 Shot at Sun Valley Mall in Concord, Suspect Vehicle Out of Antioch

by ECT

At least one person was struck by gunfire at the Sun Valley Mall in the City of Concord Friday.

Concord Police responded to the shooting at 3:44 pm when one or two gunmen opened fire on the JC Penney side of the mall. The shooting left one person hit and they were transported to a local hospital–no update has been provided on the condition. A second victim was also injured, but its unknown if they were shot or sustained injuries while trying to get out of the mall.  It is also unknown if anyone else was injured.

According to preliminary information, the suspect vehicle was described as a 2007 Grey Honda Accord out of the City of Antioch. The one suspect was described as a a black male, thin build ages 17-20. A second suspect was described as a black male/possibly Hispanic, age 17-20.

Concord Police have not said if anyone was yet in custody.

CONCORD Police Update (4:56 pm)

Shooting Investigation at Sunvalley Mall

Please be aware that CPD is currently investigating a shooting at Sunvalley Mall. The mall is on lockdown. Currently, there does not appear to be any threat to the public. Please avoid the area. ~596

Check back for updates.

 

CONCORD PD (10:21 pm Update)

PRESS RELEASE: On December 31st at 3:44 p.m. the Concord Police Department was sent to the Sun Valley Mall, Lower level for a reported shooting.
Officers located one person who had been shot and he was transported to a local hospital where he is in critical, but stable condition. Initial investigation found this to be a robbery of an individual inside the mall. During the robbery a person trying to assist the robbery victim was shot by the suspects who fled the mall.
This is an ongoing investigation which is being investigated by the Concord Police Department, Major Crimes Unit. As this is an ongoing investigation no other information is being released at this time.
If you have any details or were a witness to this shooting please call the Concord Police Department confidential “tip line” at (925) 603-5836. ~596

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5 comments

Mrs P Dec 31, 2021 - 7:12 pm

Of course Antioch Thugs…of course

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STREET-SWEEPER Dec 31, 2021 - 7:34 pm

From Antioch, you say? 🤔

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Jack Toffmore Jan 1, 2022 - 1:19 pm

They need to change the name of that mall to Death Valley Mall. The real issue here is that Concord keeps luring in naive innocent unsuspecting Antioch youth and enticing them into criminality. SHAME!!!!

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Bubba McGann Jan 1, 2022 - 6:35 pm

Gasp! You mean the Section 8 paradise – *that* Antioch?

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Dogfood Jan 3, 2022 - 11:22 am

A second suspect was described as a black male/possibly Hispanic, age 17-20. What’s the difference?

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