01/27/2011

Oakland cops kill gun-wielding man after chase

Man emerged from a car that officers had chased at high speeds

By Matthai Kuruvila and Justin Berton
The San Francisco Chronicle

OAKLAND — Oakland police shot and killed a gun-wielding man Wednesday after he emerged from a car that officers had chased at high speeds for 10 minutes through East Oakland streets.

After the vehicle crashed at the intersection of 85th Avenue and San Leandro Street, a second person in the car, the driver, was captured after a short foot chase, police spokesman Capt. Ersie Joyner said.

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