Police Shoot And Kill Antioch Fugitive

ANTIOCH (CBS) – Police fatally shot a 33-year-old fugitive in Antioch on Monday.

Officers responded to the report of a fugitive in the area of Lemontree Court who they say was wanted on two arrest warrants.

Officers confronted the fugitive in a carport at 2409 Lemontree Ct. around 5:50 p.m. and discovered he was armed with a handgun.

Multiple officers fired their weapons at the Antioch resident after discovering he was armed, according to the Police Department. The man was pronounced dead at the home.

No officers were injured.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Mellone at (925) 779-6930.

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