A man fleeing the showroom at Specialty Sales Classics auto sales at 2 a.m. Sunday was shot and killed by Pleasanton police who had responded to a burglar alarm at the dealership.
Police Lt. Jeff Bretzing said that upon arrival at Specialty Sales at 4321 First St., officers saw a white male adult in front of the business acting agitated and aggressive.
After refusing the commands of the officers, the man fled on foot into the building. Moments later he ran back out through a broken window at the rear of the building and kept running. An officer, who had been standing to the rear of the business, ran after him.
"An altercation took place between the officer and the male, during which the officer fired his pistol hitting the male," Bretzing said.
The suspected burglar was taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The officer was treated and released for minor injuries at Stanford Health Care's ValleyCare medical center. The officer's name is not being released at this time.
The Alameda County Coroner's Office is assisting with identifying the male subject.