Man shot in Antioch, Wednesday morning

By Acting Lieutenant Don La Due, Antioch Police Field Services Division

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at approximately 11:42 AM, Antioch police received numerous calls of shots fired in the area of West 5th and J Streets Officers arrived and an area check was completed. There were no victims or suspects located at that time, however, shell casings were located in the 900 block of W. 5th St. A few minutes later, officers were dispatched to a possible fight on W. 2nd Street. Officers located the victim there with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Leads to the identity of the shooter are being investigated. This incident may have been narcotics related.

Any further information or additional press releases will be provided by the Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6939. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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