Police investigate fatal shooting in East Oakland

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A person was shot and killed in Oakland Wednesday morning. 

According to the Oakland Police Department, the shooting occurred on the 9900 block of International Boulevard just after 6:30 a.m. 

Police responded to the shooting reports and found a victim with a gunshot wound/s. The victim was declared dead at the scene. 

OPD said the investigation remains ongoing, and the victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD’s Homicide Section at (510)-238-3821 or the tip line at (510)-238-7950.


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