ANTIOCH, Calif. (KGO) — Two first responders were shot in a drive-by shooting in Antioch Saturday night, Contra Costa Fire Officials said.
At around 9 p.m., a firefighter and a paramedic were responding to a medical emergency call for a person with a severe abdominal wound at the 1900 block of Auto Center Drive when they were struck by gunfire.
The suspect then led police on a car chase from Contra Costa County to Emeryville before being arrested after a foot on 2208 Macdonald Avenue in Richmond.
The firefighter was shot in the foot and paramedic shot in the leg. Neither injury is life-threatening, officials said.
The name of the original victim has not been released.
UPDATE FROM THE CONTRA COSTA TWITTER FEED:
The Con Fire firefighter & AMR ambulance Alliance medic struck by gunfire while responding to an EMS call in Antioch this evening are in stable condition & being treated at hospital for non-life-threatening wounds. Antioch PD investigating an apparent drive-by shooting.