East Oakland Gun Violence
A teenage girl and a man were killed and two others were wounded in two separate shootings in East Oakland on Saturday night.
An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after being struck in the neck by a stray bullet during a drive-by shooting outside her Oakland home on Friday.
Police are investigating a shooting in East Oakland that sent one to a hospital Saturday night, an officer said.
Police responded around 8:40 p.m. to reports of a shooting in the 8700 block of Birch Street, where they found a male adult victim suffering form a gunshot wound, Officer J. Moore said.
Oakland’s chief of police was outraged by the Sunday afternoon shooting death of a 15-year-old girl.
A five-year-old was shot in the neck in East Oakland Saturday afternoon but is in stable condition, Oakland police said.
Some East Oakland teens in conjunction with a local high school are launching a ‘Season of Peace’ as a way to address gun violence in their neighborhoods.