Antioch police responded about 11:05 p.m., Monday, September 5, 2022, to the block of 1000 Main Street, Antioch for a 911 report of shots fired. Antioch officers arrived and spoke to a person in the area in the area who heard shots from a nearby apartment. Antioch officers made entry into the apartment and located a 42-year-old man shot and deceased inside.
Based on the preliminary investigation, Antioch officers determined the man was shot by a person(s) who left the scene prior to the arrival of officers. The shooting appears to be a targeted, isolated incident. Antioch Police Department requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force.
Police set up a search perimeter and searched for a suspect in case the shooter was still in the area, but police determined the suspect left the area. The crime scene, on Main Street north of Harden Street/Chestnut Street, is just northeast of Antioch Community High School and across from Strang Funeral Home.
Antioch police officers and Lake County Major Crime Task Force investigators are actively investigating the incident.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Antioch Police Department at: 847-395-8585 or leave an anonymous tip with Lake County CrimeStoppers at:www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/
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