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June 21, 2007

Off-duty Calif. rookie kills intruder while holding infant son

By Henry K. Lee
The San Francisco Chronicle 
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HAYWARD, Calif. — An off-duty rookie San Leandro police officer cradling his 7-month-old son shot and killed a man Wednesday who stormed into his parents' home, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. at a home on the 22000 block of Fuller Avenue in Hayward, police said. The identities of the dead man and the police officer were not released.

About 15 minutes before the shooting, Hayward police had been trying to pull over a car driven by the man, who they said was wanted on outstanding warrants.

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