Homicide Investigation in the 1200 block of 7th Avenue

Date Posted: January 10th, 2021 @ 11:37 AM
Last Updated: January 10th, 2021 @ 11:49 AM
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On January 09, 2021, at approximately 9:54 PM, the Oakland Police Department responded to the 1200 block of 7th Avenue on reports of a person down in the street after an assault. Officers arrived on the scene and located a male adult (Hayward resident) with trauma. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 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 can contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.