Man Found Shot Dead Inside Antioch Apartment

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Antioch Police Department Cruiser. (CBS)

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — A 32-year-old man was found fatally shot inside an apartment complex in Antioch late Wednesday night, according to police.

At 9:12 p.m. police received a report of a shooting at the Delta Pines apartment complex at 2301 Sycamore Drive.

Upon arrival at the apartment complex, police found a deceased man inside an apartment unit with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police also detected a suspicious device in another room of the victim’s apartment and called in the Walnut Creek Police Department’s bomb squad, which determined the object not to be an explosive device. The bomb squad removed the device from the apartment without incident, according to police.

Antioch police were investigating the death as a homicide. The victim’s identity was being withheld until his family members have been notified.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


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