Man shot in Antioch on Monday, police seek shooter

By Acting Sergeant John Fortner, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Monday, May 19, 2014, at 11:46 A.M., Antioch Police responded to Hudson Court and Fairview Avenue on a report of gun shots heard in the area. Upon arrival officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to a local area hospital.

Witnesses reported hearing five to six gun shots and observing a dark colored vehicle driving away from the area immediately following the gun fire. The vehicle was last seen driving southbound on Fairview Avenue towards Somersville Road. An area search for this vehicle was conducted but it was not be located. There is no suspect information at this time.

The victim is being treated at a local area hospital for serious, but non life-threatening gunshot wounds.

This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau at 925-779-6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH in the body of the text.

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