A’s To Honor Oakland School Massacre Victims At Home Opener
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – It may seem to be an unlikely pairing, but the 2012 baseball season is arriving in Oakland with a connection to the deadly Oikos University shooting rampage.
Baseball fans coming to Oakland for Friday evening’s A’s game – the team’s home opener – are being asked to sign a book of condolences for the victims of the tragedy.
Oikos University sits just a short distance from the O.Co Coliseum, and a memorial continued to grow at the vocational school for the victims of the attack. Cards, candles, stuffed animals and Easter lilies were all recently placed there – a tribute to those who died or were wounded in Monday’s deadly shooting spree.
KCBS’ Tim Ryan Reports:
The campus, however, remained surrounded by yellow police tape. Students were only briefly allowed back in to gather their belongings from classrooms.
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