ANTIOCH -- A man found dead of a gunshot wound Wednesday night alongside a device initially thought to be a bomb was identified as Juan Hernandez of Antioch.

The shooting was reported about 9:12 p.m. at the Delta Pines apartments at 2301 Sycamore Drive. Officers found Hernandez, 32, already dead, near what they thought might be an improvised explosive device.

Walnut Creek Bomb Squad officers determined that the object was not an explosive device, but police didn't say what it was. Police have yet to report any arrests or identify suspects.

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

Staff writer Daniel M. Jimenez contributed to this report. Contact Erin Ivie at 925-847-2122.




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