A 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from a shooting incident in West Oakland last year that claimed the life of a 23-month-old boy who was an innocent bystander.
Three alleged gang members were facing charges in connection with a shooting during the filming of rap video in Oakland that claimed a toddler’s life.
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.
Hiram Lawrence, who would have turned 2 on Dec. 28, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Roosevelt Taylor said.
Hiram Lawrence Jr., the 1-year-old boy who was critically injured in a mass shooting in West Oakland last week, will be taken off life support on Friday.
The parents of 1-year-old Hiram Lawrence Jr., who was critically injured in a mass shooting in West Oakland last week, made a public plea Wednesday for hospital officials to wait longer before taking him off life support.
A car wash fundraiser was held for one-year-old Hiram Lawrence Jr, who was shot along with six other people outside a West Oakland liquor store on Monday night.
Five “persons of interest” have been detained in connection with a shooting that injured seven people, including a 1-year-old boy earlier this week.
A vigil was held Wednesday night for 1-year-old Hiram Lawrence, who was critically injured when he was one of seven people who were shot in West Oakland Monday night.