Homicide Investigation in the 5800 block of Elizabeth Street

Date Posted: September 28th, 2020 @ 11:19 AM
Last Updated: September 28th, 2020 @ 11:29 AM
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On September 27, 2020, at approximately 3:40 pm, the Oakland Police Department responded to the 5800 block of Elizabeth Street on reports of gunshots. Officers arrived on scene and located a male juvenile Oakland resident suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to his injury and 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.