Police search for Hispanic man who shot Antioch man, Monday afternoon

By Lt. John VanderKlugt, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau Commander

On Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2:14 P.M., Antioch Police responded to the area of the 400 block of West 19th Street on a report of gun shots heard in the area. Upon arrival officers were advised that an adult male, Antioch resident had in fact been shot and that the 22-year-old victim was being transported to the hospital by a friend.

Witnesses reported to officers that a Hispanic male adult approximately 5’ 10” with long brown hair and wearing a gray shirt was seen running from the area immediately following the gun fire. This individual was last seen running towards West 18th Street and A Street. An area search for this individual was conducted but he could not be located.

The victim is being treated at a local area hospital for a non life threatening gun shot wound.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Investigations Bureau at 925-779-6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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