* Mark Knight 16-year-old Antioch boy was shot and killed at 3915 Delta Fair Blvd.
Published by Staff Writer on March 26, 2010
A 16-year-old Antioch boy was shot and killed Thursday night when somebody opened fire on his family’s vehicle, police said today.The shooting happened at 11:11 p.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 3915 Delta Fair Blvd.The boy has been identified as Mark Knight, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office. Knight had been with his family when they got into an argument with another group of people in the parking lot, police said.When the boy and his family got into their car, somebody from the opposing group fired several shots at the vehicle. One of the bullets went through a rear window and killed Knight instantly as he was sitting in the back seat, police said.After the shooting, Knight’s family drove a short distance and called police. Several other witnesses called police as well.Several people were taken into custody after the shooting and were still being interviewed by police this afternoon.Police said it appears that the quarrel between Knight’s family and the opposing group had been going on for several weeks.
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