Third fatal shooting in 12 hours
By Caitlin Cassady and Jesse Dungan
December 30, 2007
A third fatal shooting in Oakland within 12 hours has brought
the total number of homicides in the city this year to 125, a
police officer said today.
The most recent shooting took place in the 8600 block of International
Boulevard, police reported. When police and paramedics arrived
at the scene at 11:50 a.m. they found a man dead from gunshot
A second shooting was reported at 1:48 a.m. this morning and
brought officers to the intersection of 14th and Webster streets.
Police confirmed that one person was killed in the shooting but
no other information was immediately available.
Police are also investigating a shooting that was reported at
11:12 p.m. Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block
of Seventh Street where they located two male gunshot victims.
One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was
taken to an area hospital where he is in stable condition, police
No arrests have been made in any of the shootings and no suspect
information was immediately available.
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