Antioch man shot Thursday night, police investigating

By Acting Sergeant Wisecarver, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:06 p.m., Antioch Police Dispatch received a report of people fighting in the street, in the 2800 block of Mariposa Court, with shots fired. The caller advised that one subject had been shot and that all involved parties were leaving the area.

A few minutes later, Dispatch received a report of a major collision in the 600 block of Putnam Street. Upon arrival, the officers learned that a 38-year-old male was suffering from a single gunshot wound and crashed his vehicle as he attempted to drive himself to the hospital. The parked vehicles were unoccupied at the time.

The victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. He was treated for his injuries, which were determined to be non-life threatening.

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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