Kevin Nishita was working security on Wednesday afternoon for a news crew covering a story in downtown Oakland when someone attempted to rob the crew and Nishita was shot, according to Oakland Police.
San Francisco news station KRON4 said Nishita had been working security for one of its crews.
“경비원과 친구를 잃은 슬픔에, 케빈 니시타. 우리의 가장 깊은 동정은 Kevin의 아내에게 갑니다., 그의 자식들, 그의 가족, 그리고 그의 모든 친구와 동료들에게.
“This senseless loss of life is due to yet another violent criminal act in the Bay Area. We hope that offering a reward will help lead to the arrest of those responsible so they can face justice for this terrible tragedy,” KRON4’s Vice President and General Manager Jim Rose said in a statement emailed to CNN.
In a post to Twitter Saturday, Oakland Police said a
$ 27,500 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case had been increased to
Oakland police also released a surveillance photo Saturday of a vehicle they believe was involved in the attempted robbery and killing of Nishita, ㅏ 2004 ...에 2008 Acura TL, 하얀, 4-문, with a sunroof and no front license plate.
그만큼 San Jose Police Department said Nishita was an officer with the department from
2001-2012 and the police department in nearby Colma
, 캘리포니아, said Nishita joined its force in
2012. He worked as a detective and field training officer before being promoted to sergeant in
2015 and he retired from the department in
2018, a statement from the Colma Police Department said
Oakland Police said Wednesday that the guard had been taken to hospital after the shooting, which took place around midday.
It said the attack followed “an extremely violent week” and that staffing would be increased to respond to violent crime in the city.
“지난 주말, the City of Oakland was inundated with armed roving caravans who targeted dozens of businesses
, including pharmacies
, retail shops
, and a large number of cannabis operations
,” ㅏ 성명서 from the police department said
“Individuals within the caravans are heavily armed and have exchanged gunfire with armed security employed by some of the cannabis businesses. Individuals within the caravans also fired multiple rounds at OPD officers responding to a burglary in progress early Monday morning.”