Rideshare driver killed during attempted robbery in Oakland

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A rideshare driver was shot and killed in an attempted robbery in Oakland Sunday morning. 

Shortly after 11 a.m., Oakland police received calls about a shooting on 13th Avenue near East 22nd Street. 

When officers arrived, they found Kon Fung suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. 

This is Oakland’s 63rd homicide of 2022. 

“64 bodies, 64 people who have lost their lives, are way too many people,” said Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong. “Our community is suffering because of this trauma.. whether there is violence against an AAPI community member or any single member of our community we have to work together.”

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