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22-year-old Man Injured In Antioch Shooting Monday Afternoon

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A 22-year-old man was injured during a shooting in Antioch on Monday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

At about 2:15 p.m. Antioch police responded to a report of gunfire heard in the 400 block of West 19th Street, Lt. John VanderKlugt said.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers were told that a 22-year-old Antioch man had been shot and then transported to the hospital by a friend, VanderKlugt said.

Witnesses told officers that a suspect was seen running from the area immediately following the gunshots. Witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic man standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall with long brown hair and wearing a gray shirt at the time of the shooting, according to VanderKlugt.

The suspect was last seen running towards the intersection of West 18th and A streets, VanderKlugt said.

A search of the vicinity for the suspect was conducted but he was not located, the lieutenant said.

The victim is being treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound injury that is not considered life-threatening.

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