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Updated: 76-Year-Old Woman Fatally Shot, Antioch Police Seek Public Assistance

by ECT

At 7:02 pm Tuesday, the Antioch Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Mountain Ridge Way and Pinnacle View Way in the City of Antioch.

Upon arrival, a vehicle was located with multiple gunshots and casings on the ground. A female was found to be wounded. Contra Costa County Fire arrived on scene and began CPR. The female was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

No other information was provided and was available.


Detectives from the APD Investigations Bureau responded to the scene and learned the shots possibly came from another vehicle in the area of Canada Valley and Laurel Road. Investigators are diligently working this case and kindly ask the public to please check their surveillance and dash cameras in the area of Canada Valley and Laurel Road around 7:00 pm (+/- 10 minutes).

Inquiries or information about this case can be directed to Detective Whitaker at (925) 779-6890 or email: [email protected].

1:00 am Update

ANTIOCH, CA. On 2/08/2022 at approximately 7:02 PM, Antioch Police Department dispatch received a call from a motorist, a 29-year-old male, who requested medical attention on Canada Valley Rd near Pinnacle View Way, due to his 76-year-old female passenger having difficulties breathing.

American Medical Response, Contra Costa County Fire Department and Antioch Police patrol officers responded to the scene. Antioch officers arrived on the scene alongside America Medical Response and began life-saving measures on the female victim, who appeared to be having a medical emergency.

During rescue efforts, it was discovered the victim sustained at least one gunshot wound to her back. Due to the extent of her injuries, the victim was transported to an area hospital where she ultimately succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The Antioch Police Department’s Investigations Unit responded to the scene. Investigators determined the victims were shot at by an unknown vehicle traveling in the immediate area of Canada Valley Road. This is an ongoing and active investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.

FILE: 22000958
INCIDENT: Homicide

DATE OF INCIDENT: February 8, 2022


LOCATION: Canada Valley Road and Pinnacle View Way

VICTIM(S): 76years old female (Antioch resident)Deceased

29yearold male (Antioch resident)Uninjured

SUSPECT(S): Unknown Suspect

Updates may be made available on the Antioch Police Department social media pages.

Additional inquiries or information can be directed to Antioch Police Detective Whitaker at (925) 779-6890 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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Anon Feb 10, 2022 - 9:18 am

how is this the 4th homicide when last week we were already at 5 ? something is not right here. is someone changing numbers ?

The Truth Feb 10, 2022 - 10:04 pm

Homicide #1 shooting on Delta Fair and Buchanan

Homicide # 2 & 3 domestic violence on Lemontree

Homicide # 4 shooting on Canada Valley

Sonya Cravines Feb 13, 2022 - 7:17 am

This is getting ridiculous! An innocent old lady is murdered! We need more police officers in Antioch!

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