Homicide Investigation in the 9900 block of MacArthur Boulevard

Date Posted: October 19th, 2020 @ 10:48 AM
Last Updated: October 19th, 2020 @ 10:51 AM
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On October 18th, 2020, at approximately 12:58 AM, Oakland Police Officers were dispatched to the 9900 block of MacArthur Boulevard to investigate a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located a female adult (a San Francisco resident) suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Oakland Fire Department personnel were also dispatched to the scene. Medical attention was provided to the victim but she succumbed to her injuries 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.