Antioch police arrest teen in Thursday shooting of Antioch boy
By Corporal J McMurry, Antioch Police Department
Our investigation into the shooting of an 11-year-old male on Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, has led to the identification and arrest of a 14-year-old male as the responsible party. The responsible was arrested Thursday night at approximately 11:45 PM. He was booked at the Antioch Police Department for the above listed charges and later transferred to Juvenile Hall.
The victim in this case remains hospitalized in stable condition, and it is unknown when he will be released.
We are continuing our investigation into this incident. If anyone has information related to this case, they can call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925) 778-2441. Tips can also be sent anonymously via text message to CRIMES (274637), with the keyword ANTIOCH.