Oakland Mass Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

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A mass shooting incident in Oakland on Saturday evening has left one person dead and six others wounded. 

According to police records, reports of shots fired in the 2200 block of Lakeshore Avenue came at around 6:22 p.m. on Saturday. At the time, roughly 1,000 people were celebrating around Lake Merritt. 

Police initially said there were five male victims ranging from the ages of 16 to 27. The shooting incident also included a 21-year-old woman. But on Sunday, police reported another victim, a woman who walked into a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

One of the men, a 22-year-old, later died at the hospital. The other six victims were in stable condition. 

Officers said two men were seen running away from the scene following the shooting. Both men were reportedly arrested. The police department refused to release any information about the shooters. 

Danielle Joyce Ong

Danielle is a local journalist with a passion for exploring stories related to crime and politics. When Danielle isn't busy writing or reading, she is usually exploring the great outdoors and all the hiking trails in the Bay.

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