Man points rifle at TV helicopter in active shooter incident in Oakland
OAKLAND, Cali. (CBS12) —
Oakland Active Shooter
An active shooter situation in Oakland is over.
A man seen on TV cameras pointing a rifle and spray-painting graffiti on a home and cars has been disarmed and detained by Oakland Police.
The California Highway Patrol in Oakland first responded to reports of shots fired in the Golf Links area near Highway 580 and the Oakland Zoo.
Television crews showed a man sitting in a window with a rifle pointed out the window. He was shooting at officers.
The man then walked outside and spray-painted an image on a garage door and a car before walking back inside.
Minutes later, the man was down on the ground in a yard, reportedly shot.
According to Associated Press, the man is hospitalized in serious condition. His name has not been released.
Police searched the area before clearing the scene. Authorities recovered a rifle with a scope.