Homicide Investigation in the 8900 block of MacArthur Boulevard

Date Posted: October 27th, 2020 @ 3:20 PM
Last Updated: October 27th, 2020 @ 3:27 PM
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On October 26th, 2020 at about 10:40 PM, the Oakland Police Department responded to the 8900 block of MacArthur Boulevard for a ShotSpotter Activation for gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located a solo vehicle collision and the driver and only occupant of the vehicle suffering from gunshot wound(s). The male victim, an Antioch resident was treated by medical personnel at the scene, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second victim, self-transported to an area hospital where they are listed in stable condition.

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.