3 homicides, multiple shootings seen in Oakland’s violent weekend

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The City of Oakland finishes off the weekend with three homicides and multiple shootings, the police department confirms. 


Shortly before 2:30 a.m., a man succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a car and suffering from at least one gunshot wound. 

The incident occurred in the 300 block of 14th Street. 

In another incident, just after 6 p.m., officers found a shooting victim with at least one gunshot wound in the 1700 block of 11th Street. 

Officers arrived at the scene and talked with an uninjured female victim who said there had been a home invasion and the male victim was shot when he confronted the suspect. 

The male victim was shot several times and was pronounced deceased at the spot. 

OPD’s Homicide Section is investigating the incident. The victim’s identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified. An investigation is ongoing, according to police.

At 7 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 7500 block of International Boulevard after multiple ShotSpotter activations. Police located a victim with at least one gunshot wound who was transported to the hospital in stable condition. 


Before 3 a.m., a ShotSpotter activation went off in the 2200 block of East 12th Street. Officers were called by an individual who told them a shooting victim was inside a homeless encampment.

OPD said officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, an Oakland resident, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries. 

OPD’s Homicide Section is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.


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