FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Video: California K-9 Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect

August 04, 2014  | 

VIDEO: California K-9 Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect

An early morning pursuit and suspect search in Oakland led to an Alameda County sheriff's K-9 deputy fatally shooting the suspect.

Oakland Police Department spokesperson Johnna Watson told KTVU that the incident began shortly before 4 a.m. when officers driving near 55th and Fairfax avenues spotted a vehicle that was connected to a violent July 12 home invasion robbery.

Police officials said the driver of the wanted silver 2001 Volvo C70 failed to stop, inciting a police pursuit.

The officers lost the vehicle in the area of 55th and International, but located it again at 105th and Acalanes. The suspect abandoned the vehicle and fled into a neighboring yard, which led to a search by Oakland police officers and Alameda County sheriff's deputies.

"We were conducting a systematic search of yards and that's when k9 did locate the suspect," said Watson.

During the search, an Alameda County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit deputy found the suspect at around 6 a.m. During the encounter with the suspect, the deputy shot the man. The suspect was fatally injured by the gunshot.

Tags: Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff, K-9 Units, Officer Involved Shootings, California, Police Shootings


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

DOJ Condemns Leaks of Ferguson Shooting Evidence
New details from the inquiry into Michael Brown’s Aug. 9 death — all provided by...
Official Brown Autopsy Supports Officer Wilson's Testimony
The St. Louis medical examiner, Dr. Michael Graham, who is not part of the official...
Video: New Jersey Troopers' Cruiser Sideswiped by Jeep at Traffic Stop
The close call was captured on dashcam video back on October 11 around 10:30 p.m. Two New...
Video: Machete-Wielding Man Killed by Arizona Police After Ramming Patrol Car, Seriously Injuring Officer
Avondale, Ariz., police shot a man Thursday morning after he rammed a patrol car while...
Video: Arizona Campus Officer Saves Student's Life
A casual game of volleyball almost proved deadly for an Arizona State University student...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine