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'Boogaloo' Member Admits to Killing Officer In Oakland

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo and a suspected accomplice, Robert Alvin, are charged with shooting and killing federal officer David Patrick Underwood and wounding his partner during a protest in Oakland on May 29, 2020, reports Courthouse News Service. Security footage shows Carrillo firing an AR-15 style rifle from a white van investigators believe was full of guns and bomb-making supplies. He had ties to the pro-gun, antigovernment group known as the "Boogaloo boys."


Carrillo admitted to deliberately attacking the two officers with the intent of killing them and, in a Facebook post, encouraged others to go to racial justice protests to show "the real targets." Both defendants agreed to a sentence of 41 years with a lifetime of supervision but the judge has not decided whether to accept the deal. Alvin pled not guilty and said he helped Carrillo because he is afraid of him. Carrillo will be sentenced on June 3rd in San Francisco.



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