SAN LEANDRO, Calif. – San Leandro police shot and injured two men following a burglary at SilverStreak, a cannabis dispensary.
The injuries were not life-threatening, police said.
On Sunday about 10:40 p.m., police said the burglar alarm went off at SilverStreak, formerly Blum, at 1915 Fairway Drive.
A witness also called police to say that several suspects were running from the business with masks on.
When police arrived, they saw a man wearing a mask running away from the dispensary.
Police said the man ran into a getaway car, occupied by two others. The man got a handgun, police said, and an unnamed officer fired his duty weapon “several times,” police said.
Two people were shot and taken to the hospital, police said. A third suspect was arrested at the scene.
Police did not identify the suspects and did not immediately release body camera video of what transpired.
“When an officer uses their weapon to defend against an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury, the San Leandro Police Department takes these matters as a serious responsibility that must be carried out legally, and with respect for the sanctity