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Officer-Involved Shooting With 'Suicidal Man' in San Leandro: Police



    Officer Involved Shooting With 'Suicidal Man': Police

    Police have closed off the area surrounding the shooting, which occured in the driveway of a residential neighborhood. (Published Friday, Oct. 23, 2015)

    Police scrambled to the scene after an officer-involved shooting was reported in a San Leandro residential neighborhood Friday morning.

    Lt. Robert McManus said a "suicidal" man in a car exchanged gunfire with officers about 9 a.m. on 137th and Bancroft avenues near San Leandro High School. San Leandro police tweeted that no officers were injured.

    McManus said that the man in a driveway was hit by gunfire and taken to a trauma center, but his exact condition was not disclosed. McManus said it also was unclear at this point whether the man's injuries were from being hit by an officer's bullet, or self-inflicted. A handgun was found at the scene.

    "Officers were forced to return fire," McManus said.

    Aerial footage showed three police vehicles parked at the bottom of the driveway, which had been closed off. Two cars, one with its trunk opened, were parked in the driveway. A trail of wet fluid lined the driveway. Some sort of cloth debris lay in the street and in the driveway.

    It's the second officer-involved shooting in San Leandro this year.