ANTIOCH -- Police sent to investigate a possible shooting Wednesday night found a 32-year-old man dead of a gunshot wound, along with a device that was initially thought to be a bomb.

The shooting was reported about 9:12 p.m. at the Delta Pines apartments at 2301 Sycamore Drive. Officers found the victim, already deceased, near what they thought might be an improvised explosive device.

Walnut Creek Bomb Squad officers determined that the object was not an explosive device. Police did not say what the device was.

Police did not report any arrests or identify suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Antioch police at 925-779-6931.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at djimenez@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.



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