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April 27, 2012 > Shooting near Logan High School

Shooting near Logan High School

Submitted By Cmdr. Ben Horner, Union City Police Department

On Tuesday April 24, 2012, approximately 12:09 p.m., UCPD emergency dispatch center received a report of a shooting that occurred at 14th Street and H Street in Union City.

Responding officers located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds on H Street near a driveway to Logan High School. The victim was medically treated by Alameda County Fire and EMS personnel and transported to a local hospital.

A potential suspect was observed by witnesses driving a full-sized, construction-type, pick-up truck, white in color, with racks similar to lumber racks. The alleged suspect is described as a Hispanic male, early 20's, stocky or husky build, short brown hair, light brown beard. Witnesses described the suspect wearing a bright yellow construction type vest.

UCPD and New Haven Unified School District administrators placed Logan High School and Searles Elementary School on temporary lockdown due to their proximity to the shooting scene. The lockdown was lifted this afternoon and school operations have returned to normal. District officials sent out an automated message advising parents in regard to student pick-up procedures.

If you have any information related to this case please call the Union City Police Department's Press Information Officer, Ben Homer, at (510) 675-5225. If you wish to use the anonymous tip line please call (510) 675-5207 or E-mail information to

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