Oakland, CA Police Officer Shot at While Sitting in Patrol Vehicle

An Oakland, CA police officer was shot at while sitting in her patrol vehicle on an unrelated vehicle accident last night.

The officer was not struck by the gunfire but was taken to a local hospital for unspecified injuries.

The incident occurred just after 9:30 pm Saturday night when the officer, described as a supervisor, responded to the scene of a vehicle accident. While sitting in her patrol vehicle, an unidentified man approached her car and opened fire.

"Shortly after the collision, a male suspect approached the supervisor’s vehicle and fired a round striking the patrol vehicle," a department official said.

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