Officer Involved Shooting in Castro Valley - NBC Bay Area

Officer Involved Shooting in Castro Valley



    Suspects arrested near I-580 in Castro Valley Friday morning. (Published Friday, May 17, 2013)

    The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting on westbound Interstate Highway 580 near Castro  Valley that occurred late Thursday night, deputies said.

    An officer shot the driver of what was reported to a green Buick with stolen Honda plates near the Castro Valley  Boulevard onramp of Interstate 580, according to sheriff's deputies.

    Deputies started following the car, which sped off. The driver was tackled to the ground by a sheriff's deputy, and a female passenger was caught. A third suspect got into the driver's seat of the Buick, authorities said, and tried to drive away with the deputy behind him.

    Another deputy fired a shot, hitting the driver, authorities said. That driver is now recovering at the hospital.