Oakland PD investigate fatal shootings

July 2, 2011 12:24:49 PM PDT
Officers are investigating two fatal shootings in Oakland that occurred overnight, a police officer said.

The first incident occurred at around 10:15 p.m. on Friday when police were called to the 6200 block of Avenal Avenue at, Officer Kevin McDonald said.

A victim suffering from gunshot wounds was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another fatal shooting was reported early this morning, at around 1 a.m., McDonald said.

Officers responded to the 5700 block of International Boulevard and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, according to police.

No suspect information was immediately available for either incident.

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