The Oakland Police Department is investigating a robbery and shooting that resulted in a homicide. A ShotSpotter Activation alerted officers to the incident which occurred just after 1:00 PM, in the 1700 block of Castro Street.
Upon arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. The preliminary investigation shows several individuals exited a vehicle and began to rob the victim of their belongings.
Multiple gunshots were fired and one of the individuals involved in the robbery was fatally wounded. The robbery victim was struck and sustained several gunshot wounds. The suspects entered a waiting black four-door sedan and left the area.
The robbery victim was transported to Highland Hospital where they are listed in critical but stable condition.
Anyone with information can contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.