The Oakland Police Department is Requesting Community Assistance with a Homicide

Date Posted: July 28th, 2020 @ 8:40 AM
Last Updated: July 28th, 2020 @ 5:45 PM
Jeffery Chambers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 28, 2020

The Oakland Police Department is Requesting Community Assistance with a Homicide Case

Oakland, CA The Oakland Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in the homicide investigation of Jeffery Chambers. He was fatally stabbed on July 17, 2020, in the 800 block of Peralta Street. Chambers, an unsheltered Oakland resident was also known by the nickname “Lil Jeff”.

BACKGROUND: July 17, 2020, at approximately 6:55 AM officers responded to the 1500 block of 9th Street, on a report of a male down on the sidewalk bleeding. Officers responded to the scene and located the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This investigation is on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department’s Homicide Section at 510-238-3821.

The Oakland Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

For more information, please contact the Media Relations Office at 510-238-7230

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Officer Felicia Aisthorpe

Officer Johnna Watson

Manager Paul Chambers

Media Relations Office

510-238-7230

opdmedia@oaklandca.gov

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