3 arrested after hours long manhunt in East Oakland


OAKLAND (KRON) — Three people are in custody after being accused of shooting at two undercover police officers investigating a deadly shooting in Oakland.

Officers responded at 6:15 p.m. to the 1400 block of 90th Avenue to a report of shots fired, Oakland police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson said.

Responding officers located a 21-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Then, around 1 a.m., two undercover officers were shot at, near the area of Harrington and Lyon avenues.

The undercover officers were investigating a murder that happened on Tuesday when they say a group of three men burglarizing a car.

The officers said the three men started shooting at them before driving away in a gray BMW.

The men are desciped as adults in their 20s.

The trio crashed their car just a few blocks away from where the shooting happened, near the area of Congress and Ygnacio Avenues.

Police caught two of the men then. A third was able to get away, but he too was caught after a massive manhunt.

During the search, police blocked off several streets in the area and called in the SWAT team to helm them search.

Officers searched homes and backyards before catching the man around 5 a.m. They also recovered two firearms from the scene.

The two police officers were not hurt, and are expected to return to duty shortly.

OPD has not been able to confirm whether the three men are connected to the murder that the undercover officers were investigating.

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