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Homicide Investigation in the 2100 block of MacArthur Boulevard

Date Posted: October 7th, 2020 @ 11:31 AM
Last Updated: October 7th, 2020 @ 11:46 AM
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On October 2, 2020, at about 11:22 p.m., the Oakland Police Department was dispatched to the 2100 block of MacArthur Boulevard regarding a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. 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.