February 22, 2024
Police responded to the scene about 1:50 a.m. Sunday.

ANTIOCH — Authorities early Tuesday identified a man shot to death near the downtown area on Sunday.

Antioch police found Rafael Davis Jr., 29, down on the ground with more than one bullet wound after responding to reports of a shooting on W. 2nd Street about 1:50 am., according to a statement from the agency. The shooting happened about a quarter-mile from the Antioch train station.

An ambulance took Davis to a hospital. Medics were unable to save him.

The killing is the eighth one investigated by Antioch police in 2023.

Police have not announced any arrests or shared any information on possible suspects. They asked anyone with information on the shooting to contact Det. Adam Duffy at 925-779-6884 or the department’s non-emergency line at 925-778-2441.

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