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Contra Costa County firefighter and paramedic reportedly shot in Antioch


A Contra Costa County firefighter and paramedic were reportedly shot Saturday night in Antioch.

The two first responders were tending to a medical emergency around 9 p.m. Saturday near Auto Center Drive and Sycamore Drive in Antioch when gunfire erupted from a drive-by shooting, KRON4 has reported.

Piedmont Fire tweeted late Saturday that it was sending its ” thoughts, prayers and well wishes to ConFire and AMR,” while confirming that a firefighter and a paramedic had been shot in Antioch.

KRON4 reports that both first responders were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The firefighter was reportedly shot in the foot and an American Medical Responder was shot in the leg.

We are sending our thoughts, prayers and well wishes to ConFire and AMR.
A firefighter and a paramedic were shot tonight in Antioch.

— Piedmont Fire (@Pffa2683) February 21, 2021

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment

      

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