Antioch teenager accidentally shoots himself
By Lieutenant Tammany Brooks, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau
On Friday, February 15 at 12:56 p.m., Antioch Police officers were dispatched to a possible fight in the parking lot of the Burger King located at 4620 Lone Tree Way. Prior to officers’ arrival, dispatch received information from a caller that one of the involved parties shot himself in the leg.
Preliminary information indicates during the confrontation, a 15 year-old Antioch resident attempted to retrieve a gun he had concealed in his waistband and accidentally shot himself. The male was transported to a local hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries.
This investigation is still ongoing and no further information is available at this time.