OAKLAND (BCN) – A 15-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of pointing a gun at two Oakland police officers in the parking lot of a grocery store in East Oakland late Sunday night, police said Monday.
Oakland police spokeswoman Officer Holly Joshi said two officers approached two males near the intersection of 38th Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard around 11:45 p.m. Sunday but the pair started to run away.READ MORE: Health Experts Warn COVID Rapid Tests Are Less Reliable Than PCR
In the parking lot of the nearby Lucky Market at 4055 MacArthur Blvd., the 15-year-old suspect brandished a firearm, prompting one of the officers to shoot at him, Joshi said. The officer missed and no one was injured.READ MORE: Splash Brothers Shoot Warriors Past Timberwolves 124-115
The boy then surrendered to the officers and was arrested, and his loaded gun was recovered at the scene, she said.
The second suspect is still at large.MORE NEWS: Woman Found Dead During Visit With Friends at Home in Rohnert Park
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