ANTIOCH -- A man who was shot Tuesday afternoon near Joe's Liquor & Food and later died at a hospital was identified Wednesday as 36-year-old Rushawn Thomas.

Thomas, an Antioch resident, was found shot around 4:32 p.m. after officers responded to the store, located at 1911 D Street, for calls of shots fired and a victim down on the ground, according to a statement from Antioch police Lt. Robin Kelley.

Thomas was transported to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to police.

No other injuries were reported and no suspect information was available. Thomas's death is believed to be the first homicide for the city this year.

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