Man shot in downtown Antioch, Thursday night

By Lieutenant Don La Due, Antioch Police Field Services Division

On Thursday, May 29, 2014 the Antioch Police Department responded to a shooting call in the area of West 2nd Street and G Street. When officers arrived they found a 23-year-old male who had sustained gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and is considered to be in stable condition. Information is limited at this time and officers are still at the scene collecting evidence. A gray or silver Honda or Nissan type vehicle seen leaving the area that contained two to four males. It’s not known at this time what that vehicle’s involvement was. The victim’s name or a possible motive is not being released at this time as the investigation is on-going.

Tips may be provided to the Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6939. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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4 Comments to “Man shot in downtown Antioch, Thursday night”

  1. skip says:

    This is the third shooting in the last 30 days where someone seems to have been randomly attacked on the streets of Antioch with the motive unknown. A week before the shootings started we had a gang initiation where youths broke car windows in a neighborhood. It would be nice to know what the motive was on these previous cases, so that residents know whether this recent spate of shootings is gang violence, some kind madman attacking innocent people on our streets or simply individual occasions of violence where people lost control.

  2. bill says:

    I fully agree. More information could be useful.

    It would be nice to have information followups regarding these shootings.

  3. karl dietzel says:

    i would like to know what the city/ police will do about this.

    how serious is our city government to fight the crime in antioch?

    i had a tire shot flat at my car, parked in front of my house last week monday. the tire shop pulled out a 9 mm bullet, which was turned over to the police.

  4. Claudette says:

    So far the police have not done anything! This was my son that was shot . When he was shot the police didn’t even come to the hosiptal I had to call them!! It’s hard to believe that this happend in the daylight and no one knows anything!! We haven’t been here in antioch that long so thease men do not no my son and I wish you would come FOWARD if you have any information about this case!!

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