ANTIOCH -- An Antioch man was wounded by gunfire Thursday night near City Hall and a suspect was arrested later in connection with the shooting, police said.

Police did not identify either man in the shooting, which happened at around 11:20 p.m. at the intersection of G and West 4th streets, about two blocks from city offices, police said.

Officers found the victim lying in the street, bleeding from a gunshot wound to his back, police said. That man was taken to a hospital, and police said he is expected to survive.

The suspect was later arrested without incident at his residence on suspicion of attempted homicide, police said.

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