Homicide Investigation in the area of 34th Street and Telegraph Avenue

Date Posted: September 21st, 2020 @ 11:58 AM
Last Updated: September 21st, 2020 @ 12:02 PM
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On September 18, 2020, at approximately 10:53 PM, Oakland Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 34th Street and Telegraph Ave to investigate a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male Oakland resident suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Oakland Fire Department responded to the scene and the victim 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.