Antioch man shot multiple times by apparent acquaintance on Saturday

By Acting Lieutenant Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:47 p.m. Antioch Police Dispatch began receiving calls of shots being fired in front of the Chevron at 3201 Delta Fair Blvd. at Somersville Road. Officers responded to the scene where they located a 31-year-old male, Antioch resident on the ground. He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Also on scene was a 34-year-old male from Cordelia. It appears at this time that the 34 year old male and the 31-year-old male knew each other and a confrontation ensued at this location, culminating in the 34-year-old shooting the 31-year-old. The 31-year-old was transported to an area hospital where he is currently in surgery.

After the shooting the 34-year-old remained on scene and awaited the arrival of the police. Antioch Detectives were called in and have taken over the investigation. The 34-year-old is cooperating with the investigation at this time and no arrests have been made. This investigation is in its preliminary stages and no further information will be released at this time.

Anybody having information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Vanderpool at (925) 779-6988. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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