OAKLAND, Calif. — Officials say a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer fatally shot a man who had a handgun and was in a dispute with another man outside a train station. The second man was injured but investigators have not determined who shot him.
The Oakland Police Department says Thursday the officer ordered the man to drop his gun several times and that the officer shot him after he refused.
The two men were taken to hospitals, where one of them died and the other was treated and released.
The department says the officer was at the West Oakland BART Station when he heard a shooting outside Wednesday afternoon.
A witness, Laquisha Stanley, told reporters her friend got into a dispute with an acquaintance who shot him in the leg.