Antioch Man Sought in Shooting

Update: Jjuan Sanders was taken into custody without incident on May 11 at a home on Sycamore Drive in Antioch with the assistance of the Antioch Police Department SWAT Team and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.

Jjuan Sanders

On March 26 a 51-year-old Antioch resident was parking his car in front of his residence when a vehicle containing Keenan Lawson, 25, of Modesto, and Jjuan Sanders, 30, of Antioch drove by and shot multiple rounds into his car with two different firearms, according to police. The victim was in his car at the time and was uninjured.

Earlier in the evening all three men had been at a local nightclub when they ran into each other unexpectedly. The victim had recently been involved in a bad break-up with a female relative of both Lawson and Sanders, who are cousins, said police. An argument started between the three men, and the victim left.

A short time later as the victim was parking his car when the shooting happened. He recognized the occupants of the car as Lawson and Sanders, according to police. Warrants were issued for their arrest and a search was done at Lawson’s Modesto home on May 9. Lawson was taken into custody during that search and a firearm was found in his vehicle.

Keenan Lawson

Sanders is still wanted. He is believed to be in the Antioch/Pittsburg area. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Santiago Castillo at (925) 779-6933.

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