Skip to comments.4 Cops Shot, Suspect Dead After Calif. Traffic Stop
Posted on 03/21/2009 7:32:26 PM PDT by Steelfish
4 cops shot, suspect dead after Calif. traffic stop
Police say suspect behind two separate shootings involving officers
OAKLAND, Calif. - Four officers were in critical condition and a suspect dead on Saturday after gunfire at a traffic stop led to a massive manhunt that ended in a shootout, police said.
Two officers were shot in the first incident just after 1 p.m. after they stopped the suspect's vehicle in east Oakland, said Oakland police spokesman Jeff Thomason.
The suspect fled the scene on foot into a nearby neighborhood, police said, leading to an intense manhunt by dozens of Oakland police, California Highway Patrol officers and Alameda County sheriff deputies.
Streets were roped off and an entire area of east Oakland shut to traffic.
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Between this and BART and the taunting I can see a war in the making.
What is oakland about, please enlighten me.
Well... I’ve been to Oakland, since 1941. I left CA in ‘69 because the whole place was going down the tubes and I had kids going into Jr. High. No place to raise a family. Oakland has been a hell hole for all of my life. We used to refer to big, work-type boots as West Oakland Stompers. My dad & mom would take us to Oakland to shop, and we’d be out of there waaay before dark, and that was in the ‘40’s.
Bottom line people, I grow weary..If you have not had a gun pointed at you by another person, do not try to talk to me, you are not on the same level. Thank you, I respect your opinions..and I also have mine. Anything more?
Hang in there!
The Oakland Hills is affluent, Oakland proper is about 40% poor blacks. Unless it’s changed significantly Asians outnumber Hispanics.
> I was asked, I am also a fellow FReeper.
Yes, you are. You are also quite new here and would do well to observe the norms.
Geeze! Lets stop with the skating. Oakland is black. Black, black, black. There’s a few Japanese, Hispanic and Occidental (don’t see that word much anymore) but mostly it’s BLACK! Mexicans are good for one thing in Oakland, and that’s stealing a few bucks from, and maybe beating up, for fun.
Oh he (or she) was held responsible, with extreme prejudice.
He who knoweth not his name must be confusing Oakland with San Francisco and Gavin Newsom’s sanctuary city policy...
I thought the shooter was dead?
“Yes, you are. You are also quite new here and would do well to observe the norms.”
Woah... That sounds pretty severe... Are you secretly a nun? Do you sport a ruler? :-D
Would you like to ban me? I am new, what is the norm?
> Bottom line people, I grow weary..If you have not had a gun pointed at you by another person, do not try to talk to me, you are not on the same level. Thank you, I respect your opinions..and I also have mine. Anything more?
Sure. I’m curious: can you tell us about the time you had a gun pointed at you?
Edwards Avenue, I’ll bet.
Judging by the bystanders in the video, and the cars parked on the street in the Google street views, I'd expect this area is in the "poor blacks" category.
KTVU has breaking news on. Chief Jordan is speaking now.
California as a state, chooses to be the way it is.
> Woah... That sounds pretty severe... Are you secretly a nun? Do you sport a ruler? :-D
(grin!) Why? Is it time for our weekly spanking already? Time flies when you’re having fun!
FNC reported that all the officers died. May they rest in peace.
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