Woman killed in Friday night shooting

A woman was shot and killed Friday night in the 3300 block of Sunset Lane, in Antioch, the city’s police department said in a news release.

Officers with the Antioch Police Department were called to the scene at about 6:02 p.m. There, they found a woman in a residential front yard suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. According to the department, evidence at the scene suggested she was shot outdoors. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Officers administered first aid, the department said, but the victim was declared dead at the scene. There were no suspects at the scene and there are no current leads. Detectives with the violent crimes and special operations units are contacting witnesses and collecting evidence in the active investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Antioch Police Department at 925-778-2441.

The Mercury News