Update: Oakland Police Investigating 7 New Homicides in Past Week as Street Violence SpikesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong made a public plea on Monday for an increase in resources as the department investigates seven new homicides in the past week, including three on Saturday alone.
Oakland Police Investigating 3 Homicides, 32 Robberies Amid Recent Surge in Violent CrimePolice in Oakland on Friday warned residents that the city saw a surge in violent crime this week, with the OPD investigating three new homicides and 32 robberies involving suspects as young as 11 years old in the space of 24 hours.
UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of ChildrenPolice in Oakland on Friday identified the suspect and victim in a fatal shooting that happened in front of the victim's children and dozens of other kids during a youth football practice earlier this week.
San Francisco Woman Dies In Saturday Night Oakland ShootingA 25-year-old San Francisco woman was killed Saturday night in an East Oakland shooting, the latest victim of city's surge in deadly crime, authorities said.
Man Dies In Early Morning San Jose Shooting; City's 38th HomicideA man was killed early Tuesday morning in a shooting in East San Jose near the Capitol Square Mall, the city's 38th homicide of the year.
Deadly Weekend On Oakland Streets - 3 Shooting Deaths In 12 HoursDetectives were investigating three shooting deaths over a 12-hour period from late Saturday night through midday Sunday as Oakland nears 100 homicides for the year.
Oakland Street Violence Claims Another Victim; City's 93rd Homicide Of The YearThe deadly surge of violence on Oakland's streets have claimed another victim -- a 22-year-old man who was found fatally shot in an East Oakland neighborhood Monday night, authorities said.
Oakland Police Investigate Fatal MacArthur Blvd Shooting; Latest Homicide During Surge Of Deadly ViolenceA shooting victim was discovered late Monday night in a vehicle that crashed along MacArthur Blvd. -- the 81st person to lose their life to deadly violence so far this year on Oakland streets.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested In Oakland Standoff Charged In Brazen Daylight Triple ShootingPolice in Oakland on Friday afternoon confirmed that the double homicide suspect arrested after an hours-long standoff Thursday was wanted in connection with a triple shooting earlier this month that left two people dead.
Oakland's Soaring Homicide Rate Tops 75; Oakland Police Officers Association Critical Of City Hall ResponseAn outbreak of deadly violence this year on the streets of Oakland claimed its 75th victim over the weekend, equaling the number of homicides for all of 2019 and intensifying a war of words between local officials and the Oakland Police Officers Association.
Oakland Police Beef Up Patrols Amid Spike In Homicides; Pandemic Seen As Major FactorSeven people have been killed in Oakland in the last five days, prompting police officials to beef up patrols and call on federal help. Oakland police said several factors are causing the uptick in violence, and COVID-19 is a major one.