One Killed in Clash Between Driver and Sheriff's Deputy in Oakland

The incident began when sheriff's deputies stopped a car near 33rd Avenue and San Leandro Street at about 9:40 p.m. and arrested the car's passenger for drug possession.

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    A person was killed and a sheriff's deputy injured in Oakland Saturday night when an encounter between law enforcement and a driver turned deadly, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said.

    The incident began when sheriff's deputies stopped a car near 33rd Avenue and  San Leandro Street at about 9:40 p.m. and arrested the car's passenger for drug possession.

    But when deputies returned to the driver's side to arrest the driver, "things went sideways," Sgt. J.D. Nelson said.

    The driver attempted to drive off, causing the deputy to be dragged by the force of the car, then shot the deputy in the foot.

    Deputies then shot the driver multiple times, the sheriff's office said.

    After the incident, the driver and the deputy were both transported to a hospital.

    The deputy's injuries are not considered life-threatening, but the person who had been driving was later pronounced dead, the sergeant said.

    The suspect's name has not yet been released.

    During a search of the car, deputies found a gun. The sheriff's office and Oakland police are investigating the shooting, deputies said.
     

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