3 injured in Oakland shootings

February 28, 2009 11:58:02 AM PST
Three people were injured in separate shootings in Oakland Fiday afternoon, police said.

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At about 2 p.m., a victim sustained two gunshot wounds in the 2900 block of Nicol Avenue, police said. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

At about 4:20 p.m., officers responded to reports of a traffic accident on the Hegenberger Road overcrossing at Interstate Highway 880. Police said the driver of a vehicle in the crash had suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was listed in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police, who said it was not immediately clear where the shooting had taken place.

Another shooting was reported at about 4:25 p.m. in the 1400 block of 48th Avenue, police said. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was treated a local hospital.

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