Fourth Oakland Police Officer Dies

Bay City News
Sunday March 22, 2009 - 09:12:00 AM

Oakland Police Department Officer John Hege, 41, who was shot Saturday along with three police sergeants has died, the Alameda County coroner's bureau confirmed this afternoon. 

His time of death was not immediately available. 

Two separate but related shootings Saturday afternoon resulted in the deaths of a traffic officer, Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40, and two SWAT team members, Sgt. Ervin Romans, 43, and Sgt. Daniel Sakai, 35. 

Hege had been listed in grave condition at Highland Hospital.  

A fifth officer, who has not been identified, was treated for a gunshot wound and released from the hospital Saturday.