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Foothill High student shot, killed in baseball attack on police officer

Original post made on May 5, 2014

Oscar Herrera, 18, a student at Foothill High School in Pleasanton, was shot and killed by a Dublin police officer late Sunday as he wielded a metal baseball bat at the officer.

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Posted by Stunned
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 5, 2014 at 9:40 pm

Unbelievable that a kid with a criminal history from Dublin is allowed to go to Foothill!! Do we have no screening process?


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Posted by kh
a resident of Foothill High School
on May 5, 2014 at 11:36 pm

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I am curious why this boy had been attending Foothill since last year.


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Posted by Ptownmama
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm

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Unbelievable that a young man lost his life and the biggest concern is why he was allowed to attend Foothill. I truly hope his family is able to find some peace amongst this tragedy.


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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on May 8, 2014 at 8:16 am

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@Ptownmama: It's unbelievable to me that your sympathy embraces the criminal and excludes the police officer who stands between you and a baseball bat.


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