On July 26, 2020, at approximately 5:30 pm, Oakland Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of 98th Avenue to investigate the report of a male on the ground bleeding. Upon their arrival, officers located an unresponsive male adult (Oakland resident) suffering from apparent blunt force trauma.
Officers arrived on the scene and the victim was transported to an area hospital. On September 9, 2020, Homicide Investigators were notified the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to the scene and began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the apparent shooting. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.
#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. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.