Downtown Oakland gun battle damages multiple cars

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A gunfight in downtown Oakland between people in two vehicles left multiple cars in the area with bullet holes Monday afternoon. 

According to the Oakland police officials, no injuries were reported. 

The shooting began near Ninth Street and Broadway at around 12:15 p.m., just two blocks from OPD’s headquarters. 

The suspects have already fled before the officers’ arrival. 

Officers were still canvassing the area looking for evidence and witnesses a little before 3 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Felony Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.


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