The Oakland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on August 5th, 2021, just after 12:30 AM, in the 1800 block of East 17th Street. Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a shooting victim. Once on scene, officers located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wound(s).
Oakland Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and provided 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 is a male adult, but his identity is currently unknown. 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.