With New Year’s Eve approaching, Oakland police are warning residents that firing guns or fireworks into the air is illegal and highly dangerous.
Two Alameda schools were briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after someone reported gunfire, an Alameda police officer said.
San Francisco police are investigating reports that someone fired a gun at a Caltrain passing through the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood earlier this week.
Berkeley police received multiple calls of gunshots heard in the 2800 block of Sacramento Street. Arriving officers found a victim lying on the street with gunshot wounds on Oregon Street.
A high school in Antioch was put on lockdown Friday afternoon after a report of shots fired nearby, a school official said.
An Oakland middle school briefly went into lockdown Thursday evening when gunshots were heard near the school, an Oakland police spokeswoman said.
An adult male was also taken to the hospital in critical condition.
East Palo Alto police will be using extra patrols and the city’s ShotSpotter detection system to help track down people who shoot guns into the air to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
A 23-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot while driving near Children’s Hospital in Oakland Thursday morning, police said.
Two bystanders were struck when San Francisco Police officers fired at a fleeing drug suspect in North Beach early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said Saturday.