Homicide Investigation in the 2300 block of Martin Luther King Way

Date Posted: November 9th, 2020 @ 12:36 PM
Last Updated: November 19th, 2020 @ 9:30 AM
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On November 8, 2020, at approximately 2:55 AM officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Martin Luther King Way to investigate a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a male adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Oakland Fire Department personnel and Falck ambulance crew additionally responded to the scene and provided medical treatment. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

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.