26-year-old man fatally shot, suspect arrested in Antioch Friday night

By Lt. Rick Martin, Investigations Bureau, Antioch Police Department

On Friday, December 22, 2023, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Antioch Police Dispatch began receiving calls of a shooting in the 800 block of Sunset Drive. Antioch Police officers arrived and located a 26-year-old male from Oakland suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers and paramedics arrived on the scene and immediately began rendering first aid. A short time later, paramedics pronounced the male deceased.

Patrol officers located a 57-year-old male suspect from Antioch nearby and detained him without incident. Antioch Police Detectives are on the scene and have taken over this active investigation. We are withholding the name of the decedent until proper family notification has been made. This appears to be an isolated incident. No further information will be provided at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gragg at (925) 779-6889 or the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925) 778-2441.

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