Burglary Suspect Wielding Fake Gun Shot By Police Officer In Oakland
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A burglary suspect was seriously injured after being shot by a police officer in West Oakland Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
Oakland police Sgt. Arturo Bautista said the shooting occurred around 2:40 p.m. in the 3300 block of Chestnut Street.
Two burglary suspects were exiting a home and one brandished a replica of a gun which looked realistic, according to Bautista.
One officer fired a single shot that hit the suspect carrying the gun in the shoulder, Bautista said. He was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive his injuries.
The suspect also had a criminal record for burglary, he said.
The other suspect was taken into custody on suspicion of burglary.
Police believe the residents were not home at the time of the incident.
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