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Northern Calif. officer shoots auto theft suspect


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OAKLAND, Calif. — An Oakland police officer shot an auto theft suspect in the buttocks Tuesday afternoon after he appeared to be pointing a gun at him and another officer, investigators said.

But what the officer thought was a gun turned out to be a shiny cell phone, police said.

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