Police Search for Suspect Who Shot 17-Year-Old in Antioch as Vigil Grows

As a tribute vigil grows for a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Antioch, police are still searching for a suspect in what they called an apparent homicide.

Officers were sent at 3:59 p.m. to the 100 block of East 18th Street after someone reported a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Omar Zaragoza with gunshot wounds. Police said he was badly injured and died where they found him.

The homicide is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call the Police Department at (925) 778-2441 or Detective Loren Bledsoe at (925) 779-6884.

Information can also be sent by text to 274637 using the keyword ANTIOCH.

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