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One person in custody for Antioch homicide

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A suspect has been apprehended for the homicide of a 29-year-old in Antioch. 

According to the Antioch Police Department on Sunday, Antioch Police Dispatch received multiple calls about a shooting near the railroad tracks in the 700 block of W. 1st Street at approximately 4:30 p.m. on December 16. 

At the scene, officers found a 29-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. 

They rendered aid to the victim, but the paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 

Witnesses were able to provide information on the suspect, including a vehicle. 

The Brentwood Police Department located the suspect’s vehicle in the 1200 block of Dainty Avenue where they apprehended the 40-year-old suspect. 

Antioch PD is withholding the victim’s name until proper family notification has been made. 

This is an active investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Duffy at (925)-779-6884 or the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441.

Charlene

Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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