ANTIOCH -- An Antioch man was fighting for his life after being critically injured in a shooting Thursday night, police said.

Officers arrived to find the 28-year-old with a gunshot wound at the intersection of 17th and C streets around 7:25 p.m., Antioch police Lt. Tony Morefield said. An ambulance took the man to a hospital, and police said he was in grave condition Friday morning.

Police were investigating the shooting and did not say whether they have any suspects or a motive.

Antioch Middle School, located just two blocks away, was holding its open house for parents when police were called to the scene.

Police urged anyone with information on the shooting to call Detective James Stenger at 925-779-6894.

Contact Rick Hurd at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rderh



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