The 6:03 pm Friday, the Antioch Police Department responded to a report of a shots fired in the area of Sunset Lane near Ginger Ct in the City of Antioch.
Upon arrival, they located a female who had been struck by gunfire. The female was pronounced deceased on scene.
No other information has been released.
UPDATE via Antioch Police
5/7/2021, at approximately 6:02PM, Antioch police officers responded to the 3300 block of Sunset Lane for a female that was shot. Numerous officers responded to the scene.
When officers arrived, they located a female victim face down in a residential front yard suffering from one gunshot wound to the chest. Evidence at the scene indicated the shooting occurred outdoors.
Officers immediately began administering first aid and called for emergency fire department and AMR paramedics. Unfortunately, the female victim succumbed to her injuries and she was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The suspect(s) fled the scene and have not been contacted.
Currently, there are no suspect leads.
Detectives are contacting witnesses and working to identify any suspects or persons-of-interest. The investigation is still active, and evidence is being collected and evaluated.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441, or Detective Thomas Smith at 925-779-6876. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH
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 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