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Homicide suspect shot by Stockton police dies, officials confirm | Update

According to the Stockton Police Department, Antwane Burrise, 39, was wanted for a homicide warrant.

STOCKTON, Calif — UPDATE 10 a.m.

The Stockton Police Department have identified the suspect as Antwane Burrise, 39, who was wanted for a homicide warrant.

Burrise was released from prison this past April. Along with his community supervision, he was also on federal probation for felon in possession of a firearm and other fraud related crimes.

When police identified Burrise, they blocked him in with their patrol cars, giving him multiple chances to surrender. At this time, Burrise put his car in reverse towards an undercover officer. That officer, along with two uniformed officers, then proceeded to shoot at Burrise's car. 

After Burrise was taken to a hospital, police searched his car, where they found "a loaded handgun with an extended magazine underneath Burrise’s seat. Investigators also located an illegally modified loaded assault rifle with an extended magazine within arm’s reach of Burrise."

In a Facebook post, the Stockton police said they believe Burrise was responsible for other shootings in the city, as well as active in gang activity and other violent crimes in Stockton, however, the post does not specify which crimes they believe he was associated with. 

"We have learned there are community members who are fearful of Burrise and have been intimidated by him," the Facebook post said.

UPDATE: 10 p.m.

The man who Stockton police officers shot Wednesday afternoon died hours later, officials confirmed.

The unidentified 39-year-old man was shot multiple times while in his car after he allegedly attempted to run officer over with a vehicle, police officials said.

Stockton Police spokesperson Joe Silva said the man was a suspect in a homicide from earlier this year.


Stockton police shot a homicide suspect Wednesday afternoon after the man allegedly tried to run officers over, officials confirmed. The man's injuries are unknown.

The shooting happened in the 5200 block of Consumnes Drive after police spotted the man they were seeking in connection to a homicide, police said. According to officials, the man, who was sitting in his car at the time, attempted to run officers over.

Multiple officers shot at the man after fearing for their lives, police said.

No officers were injured in the shooting.



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