Oakland, Calif. – The station's reporter, Joe Vazquez and photographer, have been robbed of a camera and staggers by an armed suspect, who then shot their security guard before fleeing Sunday evening, station reports.
The station's reporter Joe Vazquez and photographer
The news crew was out of their news van when a car was pulled up. Two suspects got out of the car and one shot a gun on the crew demanding their camera. The crew surrendered the equipment and then started walking back to the van.
The suspect and the security guard exchanged fire. Oakland police officers engaged in a vehicle pursuit in connection with the shooting.
At 6:56 pm, Oakland police officers engaged in a vehicle pursuit in connection with the shooting.
Oakland Police Public Information Officer Johanna Watson confirmed the department has detained several other individuals in connection with the armed robbery and shooting and that some of the losses have been recovered.
The driver has crashed the vehicle and was detained by the police. Alameda County Sheriff spokesperson Sgt. Ray Kelly said a 21
Vazquez documented the incident on Twitter as it unfolded.
Vazquez tweeted the photographer is a retired officer and apparently "got some shots off at the robber. "
The Associated Press said it's a crime. not the first time CBS San Francisco has been the target of theft. In November 2012, a group of men shot one of the station's cameramen while he was filming in front of Oakland's high school and fled with his camera while it was still recording.