A whole bunch of attendees have arrived at a Castro Valley church to pay tribute to Tuan Le, the Oakland police officer who was fatally shot Dec. 29 whereas responding to a housebreaking.
Le’s loss of life set off a torrent of grief all through the Oakland Police Division and an outpouring of solidarity from a neighborhood devastated by the stunning assault and beset by an entrenched crime downside,” in line with a report from this information group.
Le, the primary OPD officer to be killed whereas on responsibility since 2009, was fatally shot after responding in plainclothes together with his accomplice late at night time to the report of a housebreaking. 4 suspects have since been arrested in relation to the housebreaking, with two of them dealing with homicide fees. The mom of one of many suspects was arrested final week on suspicion of being an adjunct to the crime, however she was launched earlier this week with no fees but filed.
The memorial, held privately at (3Crosses Church), was set to incorporate remarks from Le’s uncle, cousin and brother-in-law; state Lawyer Common Rob Bonta; and Oakland Interim Police Chief Darren Allison. Pastor Emeritus Larry Void was set to preside over the ceremony.
The 36-year-old Le, a local of Vietnam, had obtained his citizenship on Sept. 11, 2001. He joined the OPD 4 years in the past and for the previous couple years served as a neighborhood useful resource officer in West Oakland.”
The video is courtesy of KTVU.