Teens, young man shot in Antioch

ANTIOCH — Two teenagers and a young man were shot in Antioch early Monday, according to police.

Antioch Police officers found a 16 year-old boy and a 22 year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds in the 2900 block of Cashew Street at almost 1 a.m. Monday.

After receiving first-aid from the police officers and then medical personnel, those two victims were taken to a local hospital and are in “stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries,” according to a memo by Antioch Police Cpl. Brian Rose. A third shooting victim — also 16 years-old — arrived at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while police were still on the scene.

Police arrested a 26 year-old man in connection with the shooting, as well as a gun thought to have been used in the shooting.

Police are encouraging people with information about the shooting to call the Antioch Police Department’s non-emergency line at 925-778-2441 or text a tip to 274637 using key word ANTIOCH.

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Author: Annie Sciacca