01/20/2010

Suspect dead, officer injured in Calif. shooting

Officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries

The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol says one person has died and an officer has been wounded in a shooting in Oakland.

CHP Sgt. Trent Cross says the officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting Wednesday morning.

Cross says gunfire erupted after officers responded to reports of a robbery, involving multiple suspects, at a Walgreens at about 1:30 a.m. Cross says one of the robbery suspects was killed. Few details were available about the shooting early Wednesday. Authorities were continuing to investigate.

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