Antioch police investigate attempted homicide

By Sergeant Dimitri Barakos, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at approximately 10:51 p.m., Antioch police officers heard shots being fired in the area of East 16th Street and A Street. As officers were en route, citizens began calling dispatch reporting shots being fired on E16th Street and on Marie Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located approximately 14 expended shell casings in the area and an unoccupied vehicle that crashed into the front yard of a residence in the 1600 block of Marie Avenue.

During the course of the investigation it was determined that an adult male patron of a local bar/restaurant started a fight with other patrons. The male fled in his vehicle while the other subjects chased him in their vehicle, shooting at him.

There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.

You may text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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