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.
Kamala Harris has sent special agents to Oakland in an effort to stop violence in the streets.
Oakland’s City Council president is among two councilmen calling for a curfew for teenagers and an expansion of the city’s gang injunction efforts in the wake of the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy.
A private funeral was held Tuesday morning for 3-year-old Carlos Nava at an East Oakland church near where the toddler was killed in a drive-by shooting last week.
A second man has been arrested in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting along a busy Oakland street, authorities said Monday.