A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.
Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of first-degree murder and other charges for a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.
Lawyer For Suspect Accused In 2011 Killing Of Oakland 3-Year-Old Says Prosecutor, Cop, Witnesses Are Lying
The defense lawyer for a reputed gang member who is accused of firing the shot that killed 3-year-old Carlos Nava in East Oakland three years ago alleged Wednesday that the prosecutor, a police officer and key witnesses are lying about the evidence in the case.
An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.
Two reputed gang members were ordered Thursday to stand trial on murder and premeditated attempted murder charges for a drive-by shooting in East Oakland two years ago that left 3-year-old Carlos Nava dead and two men wounded.
A candlelight vigil was held Friday night in honor of two young Oakland boys—Hiram Lawrence Jr. and Carlos Nava—who have been killed in gun violence in the city in recent months.
Oakland police hit the streets Thursday with extra tools in their patrol cars after a spate of violent crimes that victimized children.
The suspected gunman and the suspected driver in the drive-by shooting death of 3-year-old Carlos Nava in East Oakland on Aug. 8 both pleaded not guilty Monday.
The suspected driver in the drive-by shooting death of 3-year-old Carlos Nava in East Oakland on Aug. 8 was arraigned Tuesday on one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder.
A $10,000 reward has been offered to help catch the gunman who shot a 2-year-old boy on Saturday in Oakland.