1 Dead In Shooting Near Oakland Art Murmur Gallery Walk

OAKLAND (CBS 5) — Police were investigating a shooting that killed an 18-year-old man and left two women injured late Friday night in the vicinity of the Oakland Art Murmur gallery walk, according to Oakland police.

The shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. during a street festival called “First Friday” in the area of 23rd Street and Telegraph Avenue in the city’s Uptown neighborhood, police said.

Event organizers said the gathering was designed to show off Oakland’s better side and police indicated the gunfire erupted during a confrontation between two groups.

According to authorities, the teen gunshot victim was pronounced dead at the scene and homicide units were called in to investigate.

The two women injured in the shooting were innocent bystanders, police said. They were transported to an area hospital and their conditions had not been released.

No suspects were in custody as of Saturday, according to police.

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