2 people shot near Fruitvale BART station

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On Sunday evening, two people were shot near the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. The incident briefly halted trains from stopping in the area. 

According to police, they received reports of a person shot at around 5:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of E 12th Street. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The Oakland Fire Department and Flack Ambulance personnel arrived and took the victim to a local hospital. 

Their conditions were unknown as of 7:20 p.m.

Police say anyone with information about the shootings can call OPD’s felony assault unit at (510) 238-3426.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.