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Jacob Kober arrested in Oregon in connection with the fatal shooting of Kenneth Robert Ogden in Livermore

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Livermore police announced Wednesday that 24-year-old Jacob Kober has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the fatal shooting of a Livermore man last month. Livermore Police Department’s Investigations Bureau identified Kober in connection with the death of 28-year-old Livermore resident Kenneth Robert Ogden. On the morning of Dec. 29, a man who resides on Galaxy Court in Livermore, located nearby the Springtown Golf Course and bicycle paths, saw a male subject lying in the grass near his residence, according to a police investigation.

The resident saw a female jogger crouching near the male subject. The jogger screamed to the resident that the male subject was unresponsive and to call 911. The resident immediately contacted police. Livermore officers and emergency responders arrived to find the subject deceased, with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

Livermore police announced Wednesday that a suspect in connection with the crime had been arrested in Springfield, Ore., where he had apparently fled following the fatal shooting. The Lane County Sheriff’s Department in Oregon took the suspect into custody. He remains in custody while he awaits extradition to California, police said.

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