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Suspect fatally shot by CHP officer in East Oakland

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
California Highway Patrol officer investigating a shooting scene in East 
Oakland

A suspect was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in East Oakland Tuesday night. (KGO Photo)

Authorities are investigating a fatal CHP shooting in East Oakland last night after a chase. A suspect was shot by an officer around 9 p.m. on Wentworth Avenue near Bancroft Avenue.

Officers say it started when they tried to pull an SUV over. They say one of the passengers tried to run and turned at the officer with a gun. The officer shot the suspect, who died at the scene. Investigators say a loaded gun was found. The driver of the SUV took off.

Police are looking for the driver and other passengers who were in the SUV.

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