Sleeping Antioch Woman Hit in Neck by Gunshots into House Thursday Morning

By Act. Sergeant Wisecarver, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Thursday morning, July 31, 2014 at 4:01 AM, Antioch Police Dispatch received 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area of West 5th Street. A short time later dispatch received calls from family members in the 1100 block of W 5th Street advising their 23 year old daughter had been shot. Officers arrived on scene to find the 23-year-old female bleeding from a gunshot wound to the back of her neck.

Officers learned that several bullets were fired from outside of the home and that the bullets penetrated the home through the exterior wall. One of the bullets struck the female victim as she was sleeping in her bed.

The female victim was transported to an area hospital where she was treated for this non-life threatening injury.

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the Antioch Police Dept. at (925)778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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