On October 26th, 2020 at about 1:20 PM, the Oakland Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way on a medical call. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult suffering from an apparent stab wound. Officers provided aid, summoned emergency medical personnel and the victim was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead.
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.