Walnut Creek man shot, killed in Antioch, Thursday

By Acting Captain Morefield, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Wednesday, September 24, 2015 at approximately 2:16 PM, Antioch Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting with a subject down near Mountaire Park in the 2600 block of Sunset Lane. The officers arrived to find a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, a 29-year-old Walnut Creek man, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. This case is currently being investigated by the Antioch Police Department Investigations Bureau. We are in the preliminary stages of this case, and no further information will be released at this time.

This is the fifth homicide of the year in Antioch.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective James Colley with the Antioch Police Department at (925)779-6922. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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