OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Oakland early Thursday morning as 24-year-old MiAndrew Rachel, of Emeryville.
Police say they found MiAndrew’s body lying in the street in the 900 block of W. MacArthur in Oakland at 2:42 Thursday morning. He had been shot several times, but police are not saying whether they know who shot him or why – Or why he left his home in the middle of the night. His grandmother thinks maybe he was called by a friend.READ MORE: Apple: Blindsided, Handcuffed By Trump Administration Demand For Swalwell Data
Theresa Savage raised grandson MiAndrew in Emeryville, and said she saw him after midnight sitting on the couch.
“When I got up around 6:30 going on 7…he was gone,” Teresa recalled. “So he must have got shot when he left last night.”READ MORE: COVID Recovery: BART Increases Saturday Service; Weekend Use On The Rebound
MiAndrew’s grandfather was a pioneering politician in Emeryville. In the mid-90’s, Robert Lee Savage became the first African-American to serve as mayor of Emeryville. He served two terms.
MiAndrew is Oakland’s 82nd homicide of the year. Last year at this time there were 73.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Police Department’s major crimes section at (510) 238-3821.MORE NEWS: Update: One Killed, Two Injured When Truck Crashes Into Diners at San Jose Sports Bar
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