OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police in the East Bay on Tuesday arrested a male suspect in the beating death of another man at a homeless camp in Oakland shortly after noon, authorities said.
Patrol officers were flagged down in the 2000 block of Embarcadero at around 12:11 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a person in need of medical attention, according to police.READ MORE: Kevin Nishita's Only Daughter Opens Up After Fatal Shooting; 'He Doesn't Want Us To Be Sad'
The officers found a male Oakland resident suffering from blunt force trauma injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries, police said.READ MORE: Theranos Trial: Tears Flow As Elizabeth Holmes Talks Of Fractured Love Affair With Sunny Balwani
A suspect in the fatal beating was arrested a short time later, but their name has not yet been released.
The man’s death is the latest in a number of homicides at Oakland homeless camps in recent years.MORE NEWS: Man Charged With 4 Felonies In Danville, San Ramon Robbery Crime Spree
Oakland police ask that anyone with information about the beating death call their homicide section at (510) 238-3821 or their tip line at (510) 238-7950.