Update: Police Shoot Man at Gas Station on San Pablo Thursday Night

The man remains in critical condition Friday afternoon. Neighbor says woman worked at Chevron station where attack occured.

Update, Dec. 28, 5 p.m.: The owner of Ace Tattoo said that the woman who was beaten in an attack that led to an officer involved shooting Thursday night worked at the gas station where the incident occured. 

Dave Rogerson, who owns Ace Tattoo next to the Chevron, said that he saw the woman frequently and that she was a fixture of the neighborhood. He also believes that the man police shot was her boyfriend. 

Update, Dec. 28, 3:45 p.m.: The woman who was being pistol-whipped Thursday night went to the hospital with injuries sustained in the attack but was later released, according to Lt. Paul Keith of the El Cerrito Police Department. Keith also said that the man El Cerrito police officers shot during the incident remained in critical condition Friday afternoon. 

Keith said that the shooting will be investigated by a joint task force of the El Cerrito Police Department and the Contra Costa County District Attorney. The department will also be releasing a more detailed account of the shooting following more investigation. 

-By Bay City News Service

A man who allegedly pistol-whipped a woman in El Cerrito Thursday night is in critical condition after being shot by police officers.

Officers were called to a report of a man and woman involved in an argument around 6:40 p.m., according to police. Police said that as officers responded to the scene, they received new reports of the man beating the woman behind the Chevron gas station at San Pablo and Potrero avenues.

Officers arriving on the scene saw a man pistol-whipping a woman. Two officers fired at the man, hitting him. He was taken to an area hospital where he was listed in critical condition early this morning, police said.

Police said the officers involved in the shooting have eight years of combined law enforcement experience. No further information was immediately available.

Early Thursday morning, police officers in Walnut Creek after responding to a domestic violence call. 

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maurice skinner February 17, 2013 at 10:53 PM
the attacker was never chaged with any crime so he a free man he's no longer in the hospital
Alvin Mabuhay February 17, 2013 at 11:27 PM
Interesting update Maurice. What is your source? Can you provide a link?
Ellen March 15, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The attacker was indeed charged: http://elcerrito.patch.com/articles/suspect-shot-by-el-cerrito-police-arrested-after-release-from-hospital-with-a-4-day-gap
David Rogerson March 15, 2013 at 05:17 PM
BOOM. El Cerrito on top of it's game, yet gets NO SUPPORT on the county level. Total disrespect. Officer G, you are a hero, brother.
maurice skinner March 17, 2013 at 12:51 AM
michael was not charged there was a arrest warrant for his arrest while he was in the hostipal michael was releast from the hospitl on feb 13th when victim found out call the D>A> Jeff Kolko which did nothing about the iinfo. he received from the victim victim had to return to ec cerrito police department to report he was no longer in hostipal he was in clear lake at sister home on feb 19th lake county pick michael up and arrest him if it wasn't for the victim having the address of relative michael would still been at large victim ifro. . about every thing she heard about michael and D.A di notthing


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