ANTIOCH -- Authorities have identified the man shot and killed outside a hotel early Saturday as Jason Dikes, a 38-year-old transient from the Antioch area, officials said.
Dikes was shot multiple times in front of the hotel in the 500 block of E. 18th Street about 3:40 a.m., police said. The name of the hotel was not released, and it was not clear if Dikes had been a guest there.
Police and paramedics arrived about 3:45 a.m. and tried to resuscitate Dikes, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police did not release a motive in the killing, and no arrests have been made. The shooting is the third homicide of the year in the city of Antioch.
Anyone with information about the shooting may contact the investigations unit of the Antioch Police Department at 925-779-6884.