One man murdered, another critically wounded during shooting in Antioch Tuesday afternoon
By Acting Lieutenant Morefield, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau
On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at approximately 2:34 PM, Antioch Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 3900 Block of Delta Fair Blvd. The officers arrived to find a 23-year-old Pittsburg man inside a vehicle in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
At the same time, other calls came in of a second shooting victim down in a neighboring apartment complex on Hudson Court. Officers responded there, as well, and located the 28-year-old Antioch man also suffering from a gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on both scenes and tended to the victims.
The victim located on Hudson Court was transported to a local area hospital for treatment; however, the victim found on Delta Fair Blvd. was pronounced deceased at the scene. As initial information was being developed, it was learned the shooting actually took place in the parking lot of the apartment complex on Delta Fair Blvd., but the surviving victim had fled to the neighboring apartments on Hudson Court where he was ultimately located by responding officers.
As of this writing, this second victim is still in surgery. We are in the preliminary stages of this investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Lowther with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6943. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.