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.”
The number of homicides in Oakland for 2013 more than doubled Friday. Police have linked the string of murders to several rival groups
One man was killed and three more seriously injured in four separate shootings in Oakland Sunday afternoon and night, an Oakland police officer said.
A total of six victims were wounded in four different shootings in Oakland Monday, an Oakland police officer said.
Police were investigating two shootings that occurred late Tuesday night in San Jose.
Three people were in the hospital Saturday morning, 2 possibly in critical condition, after a night of gun violence in Oakland.
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.
One person was killed and four others injured in three separate shootings in Oakland Sunday, police said.
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.
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.