The Oakland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on May 25th, 2021, just after 7:30 PM, in the area of 87th Avenue and E Street. Officers were driving in the area when they heard multiple gunshots. Once on scene, officers located a male juvenile victim, a Stockton resident, seated in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.
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.