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* Jonathon Sanchez And Phillip Torres and Joshua Sta Iglesia all shot at a party in Antioch

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Three people who were shot at a party in Antioch on Friday night are expected to survive, police said today. Officers were dispatched to Georgetown Lane at about 11:40 p.m. on a report of shots being fired at a large party. When they arrived, officers found 25-year-old Antioch resident Jonathon Sanchez with a gunshot wound. Moments later, police received information about a vehicle that was stopped on East Leland Road in Pittsburg with two more shooting victims inside. Police learned that a 17-year-old Antioch boy at the party had become involved in a confrontation, during which he was reportedly assaulted. He called friends to pick him up and, when they arrived, they became involved in a verbal altercation with another group, police said.The 17-year-old boy and his friends tried to leave in two vehicles, but as they were driving away somebody from the opposing group fired at one of the vehicles, police said, hitting 23-year-old South San Francisco resident Phillip Torres and 19-year-old Walnut Creek resident Joshua Sta Iglesia.Sanchez had been sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot when the shots were fired and was hit by a stray bullet, police said.Two unoccupied vehicles at the residence were also hit.All three victims were transported by ambulances to an area hospital and are expected to recover, police said.As of this afternoon, no arrests had been made. According to Antioch police Sgt. Diane Aguinaga, the victims as well as the people who hosted the party have been cooperating with the investigation, but so far nobody has been able to identify the shooters, who were described only as a group of uninvited guests.

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