UPDATE: Oakland Police Identify 2 People Fatally Shot in Recent Surge of HomicidesPolice in Oakland on Friday released the names of two recent homicide victims who were among those who lost their lives in the latest surge in street violence.
Oakland Police Investigating Latest Fatal Shooting as Surge in Street Violence ContinuesPolice in Oakland are investigating a fatal shooting that left a male victim dead early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.
2 Dead In Separate Oakland Shootings Over 4-Hour Span OvernightTwo separate shootings overnight in Oakland in the span of four hours left two people dead, police said. The deaths are the latest a surge of homicides and gun violence in the city.
OPD: Oakland Sees 1,400% Increase In January Homicides Over Last YearThe Oakland Police Department released alarming new crime numbers Monday morning indicating that this was the deadliest January in two decades with 15 homicides in the past month, marking a 1,400% increase over January of last year.
New Year Off To Deadly Start On Oakland Streets; Police Urge Residents 'To Put The Guns Down'In the wake of a year with 109 homicides, Oakland police pleaded with local residents 'to put the guns down' after 2021 has gotten off to a violent start with 11 slaying so far including seven in the last seven days.