On September 24th, 2020, at approx. 4:30 pm, Oakland Police Officers responded to the 1400 block of 77th Avenue on a report of a shooting. Responding officers located an adult male Oakland resident suffering from a gunshot wound. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Witnesses provided a named suspect.
Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to the scene and began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the apparent shooting. While on scene at approx. 7:20 pm, the suspect returned to the scene and was taken into custody. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.
#OPDCARES initiative is about working together as a community to help stop the tragic loss of life and reduce the level of violence in our city. Collectively, we want to ensure Oaklanders and our visitors are safe in our community. When there is a loss of life in Oakland, it impacts us all. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.