Antioch man shot in leg Monday night, police seek shooter

By Sergeant Dimitri Barakos #2176, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Monday, August 10, 2015 at approximately 9:17 PM the Antioch Police Department received a call that a person had been shot and the victim was at the corner of Sycamore Drive and Spanos Street. Officers responded and found the victim lying near the south sidewalk of Sycamore Drive near Spanos Street. The victim, a 26-year-old Antioch man, was suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg. The officers rendered aid and summoned medical personnel to the scene.

The victim told officers that he was walking on Dogwood Way near Linden Way when a male shot him and then fled in a car. The victim walked to the area of Sycamore Drive and Spanos Street where he was located by police. Medical personnel arrived, provided medical aid, and transported the victim to a local hospital where he underwent medical treatment for the non-life threatening gunshot wound. A nearby residence was also struck by a bullet during the shooting, but no one was injured. The responsible in this incident was not located.

If anyone has information please call the Investigations Bureau at 925.779.6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

One Comment to “Antioch man shot in leg Monday night, police seek shooter”

  1. Reginald Jamal Brown says:

    It wouldn’t be a Monday evening without someone getting shot in good ‘ole Antioch

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