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26Nov/110

Oakland Man Arrested in San Leandro Walmart Black Friday Shooting

tony phillips walmart shooting suspectAn Oakland man was arrested for the attempted murder of a man outside of the San Leandro Walmart during the early morning hours of Black Friday.

The victim was leaving the store with his family when a group of at least four people in the parking lot demanded his purchases. A struggle ensued and the victim, a man in his 20s,  was shot once. He suffered major injuries but is in stable condition at an East Bay hospital. He received emergency surgery and is expected to survive, according to police.

Most of the suspects escaped the scene in a vehicle, however the victim's family and friends detained one man by holding him down until officers arrived.
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The captured suspect, Tony Phillips, 20, was  arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide and attempted robbery. He is being held without bail at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. His arraignment is scheduled for Tuesday at the Hayward Hall of Justice.

(Source: KTVU)

16Oct/110

Tracy Uncle Credit Union Robbers Arrested

Cameron Jaclecus Shephard

Cameron Jaclecus Shephard

Two men have been arrested for last month's armed robbery of the Uncle Credit Union in Tracy. According to the Tracy Police Department both men are Oakland residents and have warrants in other counties.

Police allege that both men walked into the Uncle Credit Union, at 1960 Grant Line Road, on Sept. 2 brandishing a handgun and an automatic weapon and demanding cash. They left with an undisclosed amount of money.

The two men, Jarvis Johnson, 29, and Cameron Jaclecus Shephard, 31, are in custody at the San Joaquin County Jail. The pair could face felony robbery charges.

Johnson was arrested in Stockton last week with the help of the Stockton Police Department, while Shephard was arrested Thursday in San Leandro with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal's Service, Tracy police said.

Johnson also has a warrant from the Oakland Police Department on suspicion of being a felon carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle. He is being held on a $190,000 bond.
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Shephard has warrants on suspicion of felony robbery from the Solano County Sheriff's Department and from the Davis and Pinole police departments. He is being held without bail.

(Source: Recordnet)

8Oct/110

Triple Murder in San Leandro – “Person of Interest” Sketch

Person of Interest San Leandro ShootingThree people were killed and three others injured in a shooting spree outside a party in an industrial area of San Leandro early Sunday morning.

Police responded to the corner of Alvarado Street and Aladdin Avenue based on a 911 call that shots had been fired in the area, according to a police spokesman. When officers arrived, they discovered that six people had been shot shortly after the party let out. Three were pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased were a 19-year-old San Francisco woman, her 16-year-old friend and a 20-year-old Oakland man.

Two of the injured were taken to a hospital by ambulance and another wounded man drove himself there. Police did not yet know the severity of their injuries.

The party was held in a warehouse or office space and was advertised online. Police are still trying to track down the owners of the business park where the shooting happened, to see who rented the building out.

According to Twitter users, the party was an "Inked up" tattoo event at 661 Alvarado St. Witnesses said after the party ended they were approached by at least two gunmen who opened fire.

By Monday San Leandro Police  released a sketch of a man in a hoodie who they say is a "person of interest" in the shooting. A Police Department spokesman stopped short of calling the man a suspect.

Police described the man as a black male with a light complexion, about five-foot-seven inches tall and weighing an estimated 150 pounds. He is thought to be between the ages of 18 to 21.
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Police said he has black hair in dreadlocks with gold tips that extend just below the shoulders. He has a thin mustache and a goatee, and wears upper and lower gold teeth with canines and diamonds.

The city's anonymous tip line is (510) 577-3278.

(Source: Patch 1 2)