The Antioch Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that left three people wounded in the City of Antioch.
The shooting occurred shortly before 12:30 am when a man opened fire in Romi’s Liquor and Food at E 18th Street and Cavallo before it continued outside into the parking lot before extending all the way out to Cavallo.
According to preliminary information, a grandmother was in a vehicle while waiting for her daughter to run inside to make a purchase when she was struck in the head and arm by stray bullets that was meant for someone else. Another man fled across 18th Street to the Executive Inn Motel where he was later located with a gunshot wound.
The status of the victims is unknown as of 6:00 am. Both gunshot victims were transported via ambulance to local trauma centers. Police did recover a weapon at the scene.
UPDATE via Antioch Police
On 7/24/2021, at 12:24 am, APD officers responded to Romi’s Liquor and Food for two people who had been shot.
After medical attention was given to the two victims, officers reviewed video from the area and discovered there were three armed males who engaged in a shootout. Suspect descriptions were developed from the video. While officers were still on scene a third shooting victim was located.
This male was positively identified as one of the males who had shot in this incident. Additionally, later in the night a second male who had participated in this shootout was located by officers. Both males were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and various weapon related crimes.
Officers are continuing to follow up on leads to identify the third and last suspect. All gunshot victims are in stable condition at the time of this writing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441 or You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.