Police Officer Tuan Le

EOW: Dec 29, 2023

Police Officer Tuan Le was shot and killed while responding to a burglary call at a cannabis store in the 400 block of Embarcadero at about 4:45 am.

The store had already been burglarized one time before earlier in the night. As officers arrived at the scene following the second burglary several suspects fled. Officer Le and his partner were in plainclothes when they were ambushed by a subject who was concealed nearby. The subject opened fire on the officers before they exited their vehicle.

Officer Le was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

The suspects fled the scene and remain at large.

Officer Le had served with the Oakland Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and mother.

Date of Birth:
Jun 01, 1987