Man shot over road rage incident in Antioch, Monday morning

By Corporal Rick Smith, Antioch Community Policing Bureau

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:30 a.m., Antioch Officers responded to the area of Auto Center Drive and Mahogany Way, for the report of a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival officers located the victim of a gunshot wound. It was learned that two subjects got into an argument over a “Road Rage” incident that began on Delta Fair Blvd and Somersville Road.

The passenger of one of the vehicles exited his car and challenged the other driver to a fight. When the other driver exited his vehicle, the passenger opened fire with a small caliber handgun. The responsible vehicle fled the scene and was not located. The victim suffered two minor non-life threatening wounds and was treated at the scene.

This preliminary information is made available by the Field Services Bureau. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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