Oakland Officer Shoots, Kills Hatchet-Wielding Man
August 04, 2009
An Oakland police officer shot and killed a man armed with a hatchet at an East Oakland liquor store, police said Sunday.
Brownie Polk, 46, of Oakland was shot at Tolins Liquors at 71st Avenue and International Boulevard shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday when he pulled out a hatchet, held it over his head and confronted an officer, said Officer Jeff Thomason, Oakland police spokesman.
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