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David Nguyen, Slain Alameda Co. Sheriff recruit honored, casket transported from Oakland coroner to Colma funeral home

Oakland, Calif. (KGO)-10 days after a recruit from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office was shot dead near the Baybridge Toll Office, his body was taken from the coroner’s office to a funeral home where he rested. ..

David Nguyen was 28 years old and was driving in his car when he was shot. As an eight-year veteran of the military before attending the academy, many law enforcement officers attended in full uniform to pay their respect.

“It’s our way of paying homage to one of our best young new hires,” said Sheriff Greg Ahan of Alameda County. He went on to say, “I want to make him unforgettable. I want to be able to do my best to express what he will be.” It was his dream to work in a sheriff’s office.

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“He had so many possibilities, so many possibilities,” Ahan said.

Shortly after my brother’s death, I spoke to ABC7’s Dionrim in my first camera interview. David’s sister Barbara remembers seeing a body bag with her brother’s flag on it... On Friday, she and his girlfriend Shanice saw his flag-covered casket loaded into a hearse.

David’s death, being investigated by the California Highway Patrol, is in the midst of numerous high-profile shooting deaths on the Bay Area highways.

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ABC7 made numerous requests to CHP in 2021 for a specific number of highway shootings in the Bay Area. Despite pressure on the agency for weeks, the agency does not provide complete data for the year. However, partial statistics provided to ABC7 show a surge in highway shooting in 2020.

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Sky7 flew overhead when David’s body arrived at Woodlawn Cemetery in Korma. Together, Barbara and David’s girlfriend Shanice kissed his casket and lamented. Sometimes there were moments of laughter-remembering good times.

“I’m smiling thinking of him. Everyone loves my brother,” Barbara said shortly after David died.

According to the family and the ACLO Sheriff’s Office, David was the earner of his family. An immigrant from Vietnam who lives in Bayview, San Francisco, his parents and is still grieving to attend today.

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Sheriff’s office You can access it here by setting up a GoFundMe account to help David’s family..

“They still need a lot more, if you can do great things for your family,” Ahan said.

The sheriff’s office has vowed to remember David with dignity, honor and respect. His sister shared what her brother would have wanted too.

“Take care of people and put your heart into them … Enjoy the little things in life.”

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