OAKLAND, California — Oakland police say an officer is in stable condition after being shot by a sexual assault suspect.
The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday when officers went to a home to follow up on a sexual assault reported the previous night.
Police Chief Sean Whent says the suspect came out of the house with a rifle and immediately began shooting. One officer was shot. Two other officers returned fire, hitting the man. He died from his wounds.
The wounded officer underwent surgery at a hospital, where the officer was in stable condition.
Neither the officer nor the suspect was identified.