Antioch Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting with a subject down near Mountaire Park in the 2600 block of Sunset Lane at 2:16 p.m. Thursday.
The officers arrived to find a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where a 29-year-old male from Walnut Creek was later pronounced deceased.
According to information acquired at the scene, the victim was shot in the head during a shootout.
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 Antioch’s 5th Homicide in 2015.
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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