Teen shot in Antioch Wednesday morning, police investigating

By Sergeant T. Schnitzius, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:42 a.m., Antioch Police responded to a call of a male shot in the 600 block of W. 19th Street. Upon arrival at the scene no victims were located. Several spent shell casings were located in the street. A short time later the Antioch Police were notified the victim had arrived at a nearby area hospital with a single non-life threatening gunshot wound. He is being treated and expected to make a full recovery.

Officers were unable to locate any homes or vehicles on scene that had any damage from gunfire. As of the time of this writing no other victims have been located.

Citizens can provide tips anonymously via text message by sending the message to 274637 (Crimes), please be sure to include the word “ANTIOCH” in the message so it can be forwarded correctly. All text messages are encrypted so your number cannot be traced.

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