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* Damon Joseph Ferreira AKA Damon Joseph Keen Oakland Murder Suspect For Killing Damon Wessel And Michael Caldwell Shot Himself

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A suspect in a September double murder in Oakland apparently shot and killed himself inside a Stockton home this morning as a SWAT team prepared to enter the home and arrest him, authorities said. Damon Joseph Ferreira, 34, was wanted in connection with the murders of Damon Wessel, 48, and Michael Caldwell, 44, both Oakland residents, on Sept. 23.Wessel and Caldwell were found dead in the 4000 block of Canon Avenue in Oakland at about 8:30 p.m. after police responded to reports of gunshots in the area. A third man was wounded in the shooting and was taken to a hospital. During the investigation, police developed information that Ferreira may be in Stockton. This morning, Oakland police and the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office set out to serve several search warrants in the Stockton area. One was at a home in the 2000 block of Report Avenue in Stockton. When the sheriff’s SWAT team surrounded the home shortly after 7 a.m., they heard what appeared to be a gunshot from inside the residence, sheriff’s Deputy Dave Konecny said. They eventually entered the home and found Ferreira dead of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Konecny said. Ferreira, also known as Damon Joseph Keen, was on parole for carjacking, Oakland police spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said. He was known to frequent the cities of Dublin, San Ramon, Livermore and Tracy, police said. He had recently been featured on “Fugitive Watch,” Thomason today said it appears Ferreira and the murder victims were acquainted, but he did not disclose a possible motive for the killings. He said police are not seeking any additional suspects in the double murder.

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  • Hey Jason that man was my cousin I cleaned up the after affect of his suicide u may want to show some compassion.. One day could be u . also u don’t know the surcomestance of the shooting so stfu your a DIRT BAG

  • Hey Jason that man was my cousin I cleaned up the after affect of his suicide u may want to show some compassion.. One day could be u . also u don’t know the surcomestance of the shooting so stfu

  • I knew his family growing up. This is a sad story. I can tell you that Damon had a lot of good in him. I am not discounting his crime. This has been sad to see unfold. My heart goes out to his family. Remember that despite how you may feel about a criminal that you don’t know and never knew, they were once young and innocent. They have families that are good people. This is a cruel world. This man’s life was not easy and he made a lot of bad choices. If you knew neither him, nor the victims of his crimes, please show respect his family. This was someone’s son, someone’s grandson, and the ending couldn’t be much more bitter.

  • Ya I agree this one wont die of old age waiting for death penalty. Oh wait this is California he could have tied this up in court for ever by sueing the gun company that made the gun he used to kill people.

  • He killed himself? Aaah thats too bad. I’m so heart broken. I was looking forward to spending a million dollars of my taxes to try him and house him on death row as he rotted away.

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