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Oakland Active Shooter: Man Armed With Rifle Detained; Interstate Reopens

20 February 2017

An armed man who opened fire on police from a second story window was shot by police after a standoff Friday morning.

Law enforcement sources identified the suspect as Jesse Ross Enjaian, 32, a computer science engineer.

Reports of an active shooter near Interstate 580 in Oakland shut down a section of the highway Friday morning and caused a lockdown at a high school, officials said. A one point the man came out with the rifle and a spray can and drew obscene graffiti on the garage.

The California Highway Patrol said the gunman had been "disarmed and detained" and helicopter video showed him being loaded into an ambulance.

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In a statement, Oakland police officer Johnna Watson said: 'This is extremely concerning for the Oakland police Department.

Calls to an Oakland police spokeswoman were not returned Friday morning.

The suspect was transported to a hospital and is listed in serious condition. An investigation is ongoing.

Oakland Active Shooter: Man Armed With Rifle Detained; Interstate Reopens