March 12, 2013 > Suspect identified in officer involved shooting
Suspect identified in officer involved shooting
Submitted By Cmdr. B. Horner
The identity of the suspect who was fatally injured during the officer involved shooting Saturday evening, March 2, 2013, has been established. Amost G. Smith of Union City died after being shot by two Union City Police Department Officers. The Union City Police Department Investigations Unit is currently investigating the incident. The alameda County District Attorney's Office is conducting an independent investigation of the shooting.
Authorities are asking anyone with information in regard to this incident to please call the Union City Police Department (510) 471-1365. The Union City Police Department also has a tip line for callers that want to leave anonymous tips for the police department (510) 675-5207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.