OAKLAND -- One man was detained and two others were being sought on suspicion of shooting a police officer in the arm Monday night, police Chief Howard Jordan said.
Jordan said the officer -- an undercover detective -- was sitting in a car in the 1700 block of Seminary Avenue when he was shot about 6:22 p.m. The officer was in the neighborhood investigating a shooting in the 5900 block of Foothill Boulevard on Sunday that left a man with life-threatening injuries, police said. The officer, who was not identified, was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.
The shooting sparked a massive hunt in the East Oakland neighborhood, where SWAT officers and a California Highway Patrol helicopter
One unidentified man was detained later Monday, Jordan said, and officers were still seeking two others in connection with the incident.
Jordan would not say if the suspects were in a car or on foot at the time of the shooting, but police earlier said that one of the suspects was seen holding a gun as he ran from the scene. A second weapon was also recovered at the shooting scene, but it wasn't immediately known which weapon was used to shoot the officer.