2 shot in armed robbery in Oakland

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One person was shot, and another was assaulted in an armed robbery in Oakland early Monday morning. 

According to the Oakland Police Department, officers were called to the 4100 block of Foothill Boulevard shortly before 12:30 a.m. for a ShotSpotter notification. 

At the scene, police found two victims. One had a gunshot and the other had assault injuries. 

According to the police investigation, one of the victims was walking to their car when another car stopped beside them. 

“An individual exited the vehicle, approached the victim, and forcefully took their belongings. While this occurred, the victim was physically assaulted,” OPD said.

A second victim tried to stop the robbery and was shot. 

The suspect fled the scene with the stolen goods. 

Both victims were hospitalized and are in stable condition, according to police.

OPD is investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call police 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.