Stockton Police: Officers fatally shoot man who tried to hit them with car

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The Latest (Thursday, July 16)

10:45 a.m.

The Stockton Police Department identified the deceased 39-year-old as Antwane Burrise. 

Police said Burrise was suspected of killing 39-year-old Renard Thomas on June 1.

Thomas was found inside a vehicle on Florence Street with multiple gunshot wounds.

Burrise was recently released from prison in April and was on post-release community supervision.

The Latest (Wednesday, July 15):

10:20 p.m.

Stockton police say the homicide suspect, who they could only identify as a 39-year-old man, died from his injuries after being shot by officers.


Original story below:

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Police in Stockton say officers shot a man suspected of a homicide Wednesday.

In a post on the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page, officials say officers found the man in a car along Cosumnes Drive near Trinity Parkway.

Police said it appeared the man tried hit the officers with his car when they opened fire at the man.

The man was taken to the hospital in an “unknown” condition, according to police, and no officers were injured.

Chief Eric Jones said the shooting will be investigated by several agencies.

This is a developing story.

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