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Police are searching for a 20-year-old man who allegedly shot a Fremont police officer who was part of a task force that was serving a warrant in East Oakland this afternoon, a police spokesman said. At about 2:30 p.m., a multi-agency task force was trying to serve the warrant at 2009 Auseon Ave. when gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and at least one officer, Oakland police Officer Jeff Thomason said. An officer was struck by at least one shot fired by the suspect. The male officer was taken to Highland Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, Thomason said. After the shootout the suspect, identified by Fremont police as Andrew Barrientos, allegedly carjacked someone and fled the area. The suspect and car had not been found as of 4:30 p.m., Thomason said. The vehicle the suspect carjacked is a green Mazda sedan with a California license plate No. 4MJE548, according to Fremont police. Barrientos, who should be considered armed and dangerous, is a Hispanic man who is 20 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 240 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair, police said.
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