November 28, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - An off-duty paramedic who was shot in the head while waiting at a stop sign in Oakland shortly after visiting his father has died.
The Oakland Tribune reports 34-year-old Quinn Boyer died at a hospital late Thursday.
Boyer took his dad to a doctor's appointment on Tuesday when someone in another car shot him. Boyer hit the gas pedal after he was shot that sent his car over a median strip and down a ravine.
No arrests have been made. Police haven't said whether the shooter knew Boyer or if it was an attempted robbery gone bad.
Boyer had been a paramedic since 2008 and had worked for Santa Clara County Ambulance for the past two years. He is the 24th person killed in Oakland this year.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.