Homicide Investigation in the 2000 block of Wood Street

Date Posted: September 30th, 2020 @ 10:36 AM
Last Updated: October 7th, 2020 @ 11:46 AM
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On September 30, 2020, at about 1:00 a.m., the Oakland Police Department was dispatched to the 2000 block of Wood Street regarding a report of a possible dead body. Upon their arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to the scene and began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the apparent shooting. 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.