Two dead in separate weekend shootings in Oakland

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Two people died in separate shootings this weekend in Oakland. 

According to Oakland Police Department, the first shooting occurred around 1 a.m., Saturday, at the 300 block of MacArthur Boulevard. On the scene, officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Despite receiving emergency medical aid, the victim succumbed to his injuries. 

Police are saying this shooting is a homicide. 

The second shooting incident happened on Sunday morning, around 9 a.m. at the 600 block of Hegenberger Road. Officers arrived on the scene and located one victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the hospital before being pronounced dead. 

Officials headed to the scene to open a homicide investigation. 

The identity of both victims was not shared.

If you have information about either of these shootings, please contact the Homicide Section at 510-238-3821 or the Tip Line at 510-238-7950.


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.