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Bay Area standoff over foreclosure eviction ends in shooting, arrest

SAN RAMON — A man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a bank representative when he and two Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies tried to serve an eviction notice.

Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said the man surrendered Wednesday after a four hour-long standoff in a gated community in San Ramon.

Deputies knocked on the suspect's door around 2 p.m. but no one answered. Lee said that when the bank representative jiggled the doorknob, a shot was fired through the door.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound in the leg.

The Contra Costa Times reports (http://bit.ly/1gAi5tZ) the $1.6 million home is in foreclosure. The suspect's name was not released.


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