Homicide Investigation in the 5700 block of Trask Street

Date Posted: November 19th, 2020 @ 8:59 AM
Last Updated: November 19th, 2020 @ 9:13 AM
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On November 18, 2020, at approximately 8:38 PM, patrol officers were dispatched to the 5700 block of Trask Street regarding a Shot Spotter activation followed by reports of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult Hayward resident, suffering from a gunshot wound. Oakland Fire Department personnel and Falck ambulance crew additionally responded to the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. Unfortunately, the victim 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.