Police seek suspect in shooting that injured Antioch man, last Wednesday

By Sergeant Wisecarver, Antioch Police Special Operations Unit

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at approximately 11:00 pm, the Antioch Police Department received numerous calls reporting gunshots heard in the 4900 block of Willowbrook Way. Officers responded to the reports and located a 46-year-old man bleeding from a gunshot wound to his chest.

The officers began treating the injured man and requested paramedics respond to assist. The man was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for medical treatment. Witness statements informed the officers of a suspicious vehicle driving through the neighborhood at the same time of the shooting. The officers located the suspicious vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on it. The vehicle’s occupants, 28-year-old Steven Clark and 32-year-old Darnell Williams were contacted and found to be in possession of a loaded firearm. Clark and Williams were both arrested for the firearm. It was later determined through speaking with the victim that Clark and Williams were not responsible for shooting the victim.

At the time of this writing, the suspect description is vauge. The victim was treated at an area hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the chest.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Kris Dee with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6884. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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