The Raiders released the following statement on the recent killing of California Highway Patrol officer Kenyon Youngstrom:
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Youngstrom’s family and the entire California Highway Patrol. We are tremendously saddened by the tragic loss of a contributor to our community.”
Youngstrom, 37, a seven-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol and a married father of four who lived in Fairfield, worked for the Oakland Football Marketing Association prior to going into law enforcement.
Youngstrom was shot by a 36-year-old male on Tuesday a short time after Youngstrom pulled over the motorist on I-680. He died Thursday night. One of Youngstrom’s colleagues shot the motorist, who died later that day.