Police in Pleasanton believe Blake Mohs, 26, was shot April 18 at a back loading dock by a woman trying to walk out with an electronic device.
Police say Mohs got into a fight with the woman. She pulled out a handgun and fired.
Mohs, who worked in loss prevention, was unarmed. He died at a hospital.
“We lost a valuable member of our community, a person who served to protect his fellow coworkers and customers and was a valuable partner with law enforcement," Pleasanton Police spokesman Lt. Eric Silacci said.
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Knapps faces numerous charges, including murder, robbery and child endangerment.
Jail records reviewed by Front Page Detectives show her alleged getaway driver, David Guillory, 31, was being arraigned April 20 on charges which include child abuse and driving the wrong way to evade police.
The records did not show Knapps in the Alameda County Jail Thursday morning.
Home Depot released a statement saying it was heartbroken by the death of Mohs. He was planning a mid-August wedding.
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