3rd suspect sought in shooting at officers near Facebook headquarters

One person still outstanding after officer-involved shooting near Facebook headquarters in Bay Area

Police in the Bay Area continued Thursday to look for a man involved in a home invasion in Fremont that led to an officer-involved shooting near Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park.

The incident began about 5 p.m. Wednesday when Fremont police rushed to a home in the 39800 block of Fremont Boulevard, where witnesses told police that three people forced their way into the East Bay home and attacked someone inside, said Lt. Fred Bobbitt.

When the group fled, a witness called police and provided a description of the vehicle, police said.

A Fremont police detective saw the vehicle heading west on California 84 and -- with the help of a Newark police officer -- chased the trio to Menlo Park across the bay, officials said.

There, the three suspected robbers got out of the car near Willow Road and Hamilton Avenue, about a quarter-mile from Facebook's headquarters, and fled on foot, officials said.

At some point, one of the three fired at the Fremont and Newark police officers. No officers were injured, but gunfire struck a Newark Police Department patrol car, officials said.

Following a lengthy search of the area, two people were taken into custody. Their identities were not released.

Two guns were recovered at the scene and the third person was still on the loose, police said. Authorities were trying to determine whether the victim was targeted or randomly attacked, Bobbitt said.

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