OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Fresno woman was killed early Friday morning in the latest of the continuing rise of gun-related homicides on Oakland streets.
Oakland police said officers responded to a shooting call at 2:32 a.m. in the 1400 block of 20th Ave. Arriving officers located a female adult Fresno resident suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers attempted lifesaving measures, but the victim succumbed to her injuries.READ MORE: Fawn Fire Update: 'I See My Life Gone'; Thousands Forced To Evacuate; Arson Suspected As Blaze Burns Homes
No other details were immediately available. The slaying was the 83rd homicide in Oakland this year. Last year at this time police had investigated 63 homicides in the city.READ MORE: Berkeley Police Searching For Suspect Who Attacked Cal Student
The victim’s identity was being withheld pending notification to next of kin.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Early Morning Crash Shuts Down Lanes On San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.