Antioch police investigate third homicide of year

ANTIOCH, Calif. -- One person has died following a shooting in Antioch Sunday evening.

At 6:25 p.m. officers responded to a report of shots heard in the 1800 block of Cavallo Road, according to police.

While responding to the incident, officers received an additional report regarding a man suffering from a gunshot wound nearby. When officers arrived they found the victim on the ground, police said.

Medical personnel transported the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, this is the city's third homicide of the year.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective James Colley at (925) 779-6922.
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