Officer Shoots ‘Dangerous Fugitive’ During Pursuit in Contra Costa County
(by Daniel Montes) – An Antioch police officer shot at a suspect described as a “dangerous fugitive” during a pursuit this evening, police said.
The incident occurred around 5:15 p.m. in the 4600 block of Golf Course Road. As officers were trying to take the suspect into custody, at least one officer fired his duty weapon and shot him.
The suspect was wanted by multiple agencies, according to police.
The suspect was taken to the hospital and information about his condition was not immediately available.
No officers were injured during the incident, police said.
The case is being jointly investigated with the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Antioch police at (925) 778-2441. Tips can also be sent via text to 274637 using the keyword “ANTIOCH” in the message.