OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A woman who was fatally shot in front of her young son in North Oakland on Wednesday night has been identified as a 21-year-old San Leandro resident, according to Oakland police.
Donitra Henderson was shot near the corner of 54th Street and Shattuck Avenue around 8:40 p.m., police said.READ MORE: 2 Arrests Made In Pittsburg Shooting That Killed 19-Year-Old Antioch Man
She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
According to Oakland police Chief Howard Jordan, her 4-year-old son, Joshua, witnessed the shooting.
A receptionist at Laney College said Henderson was a student at the Oakland community college. She did not know of any memorial plans on campus being arranged to honor Henderson.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Local Child Care Providers March For Higher Wages
According to Henderson’s LinkedIn web page she had enrolled at Laney College in 2012 and was expected to graduate in 2014.
On her Facebook page — filled with photos of her with her son — she listed she had attended Oakland Technical High School.
Oakland Unified School District spokesman Troy Flint said she graduated from the high school in 2010.MORE NEWS: Gilroy Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Monterey Street
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