Man fatally shot in East Oakland

OAKLAND — Police were at the scene of a fatal shooting in an East Oakland neighborhood, authorities said Sunday.

OAKLAND, CA – APRIL 18: Oakland police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on 28th Avenue near 17th Street in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, April 18, 2021. It was the 46th homicide in Oakland this year, and the second fatal shooting on Sunday. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) 

Around 5:25 p.m., police responded to reports of ShotSpotter activity near 28th Avenue and East 17th Street in the city’s Oak Tree neighborhood.

When officers arrived, they found a male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No information about shooting suspects or associated vehicles was immediately available late Sunday.

Oakland police have investigated 46 homicides, including one earlier Sunday. Last year at this time officers had investigated 16 homicides.

In the fatal shooting, police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money in the homicide. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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