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Person Shot in Home-Invasion Robbery

Livermore police are investigating a home-invasion robbery reported Saturday night in the 1600 block of Paseo Laguna Seco.

Here's information provided by the Livermore Police Department:

On Saturday September 22nd, approximately 11:40 p.m., a home-invasion robbery occurred in the 1600 block of Paseo Laguna Seco in the City of Livermore. According to the victims, several suspects entered the residence with the intent to commit a robbery. The victims resisted and an altercation ensued. During the altercation, a firearm was displayed and the victim was shot. The suspects fled the residence immediately after the shooting. The victim of the shooting was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Livermore Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau is investigating this incident as a home invasion robbery/attempted homicide. Due to the sensitive nature of the investigation, detectives do not wish to release finite details as to ensure a successful future prosecution. However, detectives have determined this was an isolated incident with the target of the robbery being drug related. There is no known threat to public safety in regards to this incident.

The Livermore Police Department would like to ensure the citizens of Livermore that your safety is our primary concern. We understand the need to share information and to keep the public informed about situations as they become known. In cases where investigations are ongoing, it is often necessary to not release some information of interest to the public. In these cases, we always ensure withholding information is not a threat to public safety. We understand the public may have questions in regards to this case and want to ensure you that we will update this press release and provide further information as soon as it is reasonably prudent to do so.

As always, the Livermore Police Department is concerned with the safety and security of the citizens of Livermore. If anyone has information directly related to this crime, please contact Detective Tony Esquivel at 925-371-4756.

Paisley September 27, 2012 at 05:41 PM
"Not bigoted. Oakland is East bay (Alameda County) and Livermore is East bay (Alameda county). San Jose is south bay. See the difference? " No. I don't even understand what you are trying to say. Does crime stop at the county line? Both of these cities are about equal distances away. With equal chances of crime coming from them. Oaklands murder rate is up roughly 5%, while San Jose is up roughly 15%. Yet people are more afraid of Oakland spilling into Livermore than San Jose.
Jenn September 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM
I hope everyone read the part where it states this incident was "drug related". I don't understand how every crime in Livermore sparks the great Bart debate but this incident clearly has nothing to do with Bart going to Livermore! Livermore has crime without Bart being there! Wow! Shocker!
Becky September 30, 2012 at 11:46 PM
Ceasar, They weren't just protecting their property, but their lives, as they were being attacked.
Mike Franco October 01, 2012 at 07:01 AM
I believe that people in general are good natured and some are not. I believe our law enforcement in Livermore are among the best in the nation and I have confidence in them. Prisons are built for a reason, there are some who absolutely without a doubt belong there. I tend to believe that the majority of these crimes are likely to be an inside job, and some that are just random and horrifying no matter where you live. I think that crime is contributed by many factors and that drugs and poverty being the most common reasons for such crimes. To think that BART will increase crime, I would say that this most likely going to prove true. I also think to live in a bubble will not solve our problem or deliver us from our fears. Most criminals are not born criminals, they become criminals for many reasons and no community or family is immune to it. We have to remain tough on serious crime and explore sensible solutions to our communities drug problems, and constructive ways in dealing with them. People can learn from their mistakes, I learned from mine.
area man February 07, 2013 at 04:18 PM
I thought you where from Sherwood Forest, with your merry men in green tights. I also heard Little John is not so little. Don't forget your lube.

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