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Update: Attempted Robbery in Antioch Leads to One Dead, Another Wounded

by ECT

The Antioch Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that left one man wounded and another dead in the City of Antioch.

According to preliminary information, the shooting occurred sometime around 3:00 am Friday where a male was approached by a subject outside his home on Lemontree. The two went inside when a shootout occurred after an argument. They both fired at one another leaving one dead and another with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The condition of the person shot was unknown and Antioch Police have not released any information on the case. It is unclear how the two knew each other, if at all, and unknown if this was self-defense.

UPDATE per Antioch Police

On May 20th, 2022, at approximately 3:31 am, Antioch Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Lemontree Way for a male who had been shot. Officers arrived on scene and located two males who were shot. Through interviews and evidence located at the scene it was determined that a 37-year-old male attempted to force a 29-year-old resident into their apartment in order to rob him.

The victim was able to arm himself with a firearm and was able to shoot the suspect.

The suspect returned fire striking the victim in the lower body. The suspect died at the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.

The Antioch Police Investigation’s Bureau responded to the scene and took over the investigation. No other information is being released at this time including the names of the victim or suspect.

  • FILE: 22003482
  • INCIDENT: Attempted Robbery with Self Defense Homicide DATF
  • DATE: May 20, 2022
  • TIME OF INCIDENT: 3:31 a.m.
  • LOCATION: 2100 block of Lemontree Way
  • VICTIM: 29yearold Male (Antioch Resident)
  • DECEASED: 37yearold Male (Unknown Residence)

Additional inquiries or information can be directed to Antioch Police Detective Gerber at (925) 481-8297 or by emailing [email protected]. Anonymous tips or information about this – or any other incident – can be sent via text to 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword ANTIOCH.

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1 comment

Jack Toffmore May 20, 2022 - 8:17 pm

A fast recovery to the victim and quick thinking on his part to thwart the robber

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