The suspect, last seen heading north on San Leandro Boulevard, has been found and arrested.
On Monday, Aug. 26, around 1:38 p.m., the Crime Suppression Unit located a vehicle associated to the San Leandro shooting. The vehicle was found in the area of St. Elmo Drive and Stoneford Avenue in Oakland. During an enforcement stop, officers tried to contact the suspect and the suspect displayed a firearm. An San Leandro Police Department officer discharged his weapon one time, fearing for his safety. The suspect, not struck by gunfire, dropped his firearm and attempted to run away. He was then immediately taken into custody with the assistance of a police canine.
Lt. Randall Brandt stated, “This is reminder that keeping the community safe is not an easy task. Protecting the community from violence is a priority and Officers continue to rise up to the policing challenges.”
This incident is currently being investigated and the name(s) of the suspect(s) are forth-coming.
Please contact the San Leandro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division with any information regarding this case at 510-577-3230 or contact the Anonymous Tip Line at 510-577-3278.
Citizens can also send an anonymous tip to San Leandro Police Department by texting the word SLPD and their tip to 847411. Anonymous web tips can be submitted from the Police Department’s website.