Homicide Investigation in the area of 85th Avenue and Railroad Avenue

Date Posted: January 20th, 2021 @ 12:58 PM
Last Updated: January 28th, 2021 @ 11:11 AM
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On January 20, 20201, at approximately 7:35 AM, the Oakland Police Department’s Communications Division was advised of a shooting victim in the area of 85th Avenue and Railroad Avenue. Officers arrived on the scene and located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Oakland Fire Department personnel and Falck ambulance crew were additionally on the scene and provided medical treatment. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to their injuries.

Oakland Police Homicide Investigators began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the apparent homicide. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. Anyone with information can contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 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.