Suspect dead following officer involved shooting in Pleasanton


Pleasanton (KRON/BCN)–A Pleasanton police officer shot and killed a man while responding to a 911 call about a family dispute this morning.

At about 11:40 a.m., a resident of a home in the 3200 block ofBurgundy Drive called to report a family disturbance, according to Pleasanton police officials.

When officers arrived, the home’s garage door was opening and anarmed man was inside, police said.

At some point, the man allegedly charged towards officers whileholding a firearm.

One of the officers then fired his weapon, hitting and killing the man, whose name and age have not been released, according to police.

KRON4’s Spencer Blake spoke with a neighbor who said around six gunshots rang out.

No injuries were reported to the officers or to any witnesses.

Police have closed off Burgundy Drive, as well as Touriga Drivebetween Chablis Court and Tawny Drive, for the investigation.

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the shooting and the officer, whose name was not released, is expected to be placed on administrative leave.

No additional information about the shooting was immediately available.

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