Two dead, one child injured in Oakland shooting

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A shooting in Oakland left two people dead and one child injured. 

According to the Oakland Police Department, the shooting happened after 11 p.m. in the 9500 block of Birch Street on Saturday. 

At the scene, officers found three victims with gunshot wounds, including a child. 

The young victim was taken to a children’s hospital for treatment while the two other victims were pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Police have arrested one suspect, and OPD’s Homicide Division is investigating. 

Anyone who has more information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at 510-238-3821 or contact 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.

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