For Immediate Release: August 16, 2023
OPD Makes Arrest in Homicide Case
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) arrested Amadi Monroe for the homicide of Jerald Clark. The fatal shooting occurred on August 8, 2023, in the 500 block of 25th Street.
Thanks to the tireless and collaborative efforts of OPD Homicide Investigators, Tactical Operations Team, Intelligence Unit, Violent Crimes Operation Center (VCOC), and Ceasefire, Monroe was safely taken into custody.
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Monroe with murder and ex-felon in possession of a firearm.
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred on August 8, 2023, just after 9:00 PM, in the 500 block of 25th Street. OPD Communications Division received reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located one adult male; Oakland resident who sustained a gunshot wound(s). Medical personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Investigators from the OPD Homicide Section responded to the scene to take over the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.