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BART, Oakland cops shoot knife-wielding man

Pursuit began near Fruitvale station, where BART cop Johannes Mehserle shot and killed Oscar Grant while placing him under arrest


By Alejandro Martínez-Cabrera
San Francisco Chronicle

OAKLAND, Calif. — A man who was shot and killed on Saturday morning by Oakland and BART police officers after charging against them with knives in each hand was identified as 48-year-old Oakland resident Fred Collins.

Collins was shot multiple times after leading five officers on a chase that started at 8:15 a.m. a few blocks west of the BART Fruitvale Station and ended in the 1500 block of 33rd Avenue.

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