One killed in East Oakland shooting, suspect arrested

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A person was shot and killed in Oakland on Tuesday. 

According to police, they were notified of a possible gunshot from the city’s ShotSpotter system. They headed to the 1400 block of Sunshine Court just before 2:45 p.m.

At the scene, they found a gunshot victim. Medical aid was performed but the victim was declared dead at the scene. 

Investigation revealed the suspect’s location and after a pursuit throughout the city and the assistance of a helicopter, the suspect was finally arrested. 

This is being investigated as a homicide and police have not released the name of the suspect or the victim at this time. 


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.