Antioch man shot and killed Wednesday night

By Sergeant Morefield, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at approximately 9:12 PM, the Antioch Police Department received a report of a shooting at the Delta Pines apartments located at 2301 Sycamore Drive. Officers responded to apartment #43 where they found a 32 year-old Antioch man, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. In the room near the victim was what appeared to be an improvised explosive device.

The Walnut Creek Police Bomb Squad was summoned, and they were able to determine that the suspicious object was not an explosive device. It was removed from the apartment without incident. The homicide is currently being investigated by the Antioch Police Department.

It’s Antioch’s sixth homicide of the year.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Joannides with the Antioch Police Department at (925)779-6931.

Any further information or additional press releases will be provided by the Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6939. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH

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