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Man shot by officer after opening fire near Oakland zoo dies

5 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, February 18 2017 Feb 18, 2017 February 18, 2017 6:40 PM February 18, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

OAKLAND, Ca. - Police says a man shot by an officer after opening fire at residents, cars and police officers in Oakland died hours later at a hospital.

Oakland Police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson says the man was identified as 32-year-old Jesse Enjaian.

Watsons says officers were called to a neighborhood near the Oakland Zoo Friday morning for a report of a man armed with a rifle and shooting in the neighborhood.

When officers arrived, the suspect was in the street and began shooting at the officers.

Police returned fire and the suspect was hit. Officers found a rifle with a scope at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

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