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Patrick Underwood, Another Injured in Protest Outside Ronald V. Deullums Federal Building

Fatal Oakland Shooting Described as Domestic Terrorism

Oakland, CA (May 29, 2020) – A security officer was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Oakland. The fatal incident occurred on the evening of May 29 outside the Ronald V. Deullums Federal Building.

An anti-police protest occurred at 12th and Jefferson streets. During that time, someone fired multiple shots from a white van. Two contract security officers with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were hit by the shooter. 

One officer was killed in the shooting. He was identified by his sister as Patrick Underwood, 53, from Pinole. Another officer is in critical condition. 

No arrests have been made yet. Authorities have not released a description of the suspects. DHS has labeled the shooting as domestic terrorism, since police officers were targeted. 

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Patrick Underwood.



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