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Police at the scene of a fatal shooting at 40th St. and Market St. in Oakland, April 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mom: ‘I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy’ Amid Gun Violence

The city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: “I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn’t want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland.”

01/23/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal shooting on the 9400 block of Hillside Street in Oakland on January 11, 2013. It was the fourth homicide in a six-hour span. (CBS)

Oakland Police Link 4 Recent Murders To Several Rival Groups

The number of homicides in Oakland for 2013 more than doubled Friday. Police have linked the string of murders to several rival groups

01/12/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

1 Killed, 3 Hurt In 4 Separate Oakland Shootings

One man was killed and three more seriously injured in four separate shootings in Oakland Sunday afternoon and night, an Oakland police officer said.

10/29/2012

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6 Injured In 4 Separate Oakland Shootings

A total of six victims were wounded in four different shootings in Oakland Monday, an Oakland police officer said.

10/16/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

2 Hurt In Separate San Jose Shootings

Police were investigating two shootings that occurred late Tuesday night in San Jose.

10/03/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

3 Hurt In Overnight Gun Violence In Oakland

Three people were in the hospital Saturday morning, 2 possibly in critical condition, after a night of gun violence in Oakland.

09/01/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland: Several Hurt In Overnight Gun Violence, Including 2 Children

A spate of gunfire throughout Oakland overnight left several victims injured, just hours after a fatal shooting earlier Friday night, an Oakland police officer said. Two victims were children.

08/25/2012

Fatal Shooting

1 Killed, 4 Injured In Separate Oakland Shootings

One person was killed and four others injured in three separate shootings in Oakland Sunday, police said.

08/12/2012

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

String Of Oakland Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Hurt

One person was killed and several others wounded in a string of shootings across Oakland in a 12-hour period starting Sunday afternoon and ending early Monday morning, police said.

06/11/2012

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

Oakland Bystanders Narrowly Miss Bullets From 2 Shootings

Several victims narrowly avoided gunfire in East Oakland Friday night, including one incident where a shooter fired 27 rounds at two vehicles and a house, police said.

06/02/2012

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