10/23/2010

Calif. cop out of hospital after two months

Shot and wounded while trying to arrest an alleged gang member

By Henry K. Lee
San Francisco Chronicle

FREMONG, Calif. — A Fremont police officer who was shot and wounded while trying to arrest an alleged gang member is now recovering at home after spending seven weeks at a hospital, a department spokesman said Thursday.

Officer Todd Young, 39, was shot twice in the pelvis by Andrew Barrientos, 20, as the officer was trying to arrest him Aug. 27 in East Oakland, police said.

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