The Oakland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on May 20th, 2021, just after 7 AM, in the 1300 block of 83rd Avenue. Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a shooting. Once on scene, officers located a male adult victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s).
Oakland Fire Department personnel and Falck ambulance crew additionally responded to the scene to provide medical treatment. Unfortunately, the victim died at the scene.
Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to take over the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin. Anyone with information can contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.
#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.