Calif. transit officer fatally shot by colleague

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Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:11 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) - A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accidentally shot and killed a fellow officer Tuesday in the first on-duty fatality in the department's 42-year history, authorities said.

The officers were conducting a search at a home in the East Bay city of Dublin when the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said the officers were following up on a crime that was committed on BART property.

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