Police were investigating a shooting in East Oakland that left one victim in critical condition Thursday evening.
A total of six victims were wounded in four different shootings in Oakland Monday, an Oakland police officer said.
Mourners overflowed St. Elizabeth Church in Oakland for the funeral of Gabriel Martinez Jr., the five-year-old shot and killed near his parents’ taco truck on International Boulevard last week.
From a rally in support of the movement in Egypt’s Tahrir Square to a visit from activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore on Friday, Occupy Oakland is drawing attention from around the world.
Outreach workers have made a difference by going into the neighborhoods most affected by violence and “calming the waters” by connecting “high-risk” individuals with opportunities to get out of the street life.