Oakland Police ‘Making Progress' in Investigation Into Shooting Death of Kevin Nishita

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Oakland police on Monday said they were "making progress" in the investigation into the shooting death of security guard and former police officer Kevin Nishita.

Nishita, 56, was shot in an attempted armed robbery of a news crew in downtown Oakland on Nov. 24 and died days later.

Oakland police Chief LeRonne Armstrong said police have recovered a vehicle that is similar to the description of the vehicle they were looking for – a white Acura four-door sedan with no license plate.

"We are analyzing everything within that vehicle," Armstrong said. "We feel confident that we'll continue to follow up on all leads."

Armstrong applauded community members who called their tipline and offered surveillance video.

"We’ve received videos from community members and business owners," he said. "All of that helps us solve these crimes. I think that’s the level of accountability that we need."

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