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    Police Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

    A man was shot and killed by police in Oakland Sunday night, according to the city's police department.

    (Published Monday, March 12, 2018)

    A man was shot and killed by police in Oakland Sunday night, according to the city's police department. 

    The shooting occurred along the 900 block of 40th Street, just a few blocks west of the MacArthur BART station, police said.

    Oakland Fire Department crews were first dispatched to the area around 6:17 p.m. after authorities received a report that a man was down in the street, according to police. Arriving fire department personnel noticed that the man was armed with a gun.

    When officers arrived to the scene, they noticed that the man had a hand gun, according to police.

    Oakland Police Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    [BAY] Oakland Police Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    Police were investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Oakland late Sunday, according to the police department.

    (Published Sunday, March 11, 2018)

    Officers issued verbal commands, but "the man did not comply with the officers commands and officers discharged their service weapon," according to a statement from the police department. 

    The man was hit and later pronounced dead, according to police.

    A gun was recovered from the scene, police said.

    Oakland police are conducting an investigation. The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is also conducting its own investigation.

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