The man accused of murdering 3-year-old Carlos Nava in a drive-by shooting in East Oakland on Monday was assigned an attorney from the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office at a brief hearing on Friday.
A brief court appearance occurred Friday for a 26-year-old alleged gang member accused in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 3-year-old Oakland boy, while family members maintained the man’s innocence.
Oakland police have booked a man on a murder charge stemming from a drive-by shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy.
A drive-by shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy in East Oakland on Monday appears to have been gang-related, Oakland police said Wednesday.
In the past decade in Alameda County, more than 230 children under the age of 18 have died by violence. Now, the Alameda County District Attorney says cooperation among various agencies is required to quell rising gun violence.