Rash of overnight violence in Oakland leaves 1 dead

August 24, 2012 12:59:31 PM PDT
A rash of crimes hit Oakland overnight, including a fatal shooting early Friday morning, police said.

The deadly shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of 48th Avenue, according to police.

Multiple victims arrived at Highland Hospital with gunshot wounds and one person pronounced dead at the hospital. The deceased victim's name has not yet been released by police.

Earlier, a shooting reported at 9 p.m. Thursday in the 4800 block of Fairfax Avenue left a victim who had been a passenger in a car with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

The suspect fled the area in a car and had not been found as of this morning.

Then around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, multiple victims arrived at Highland Hospital with injuries from a shooting in the 1200 block of 32nd Street, police said.

The victims had been driving in the West Oakland area when a car cut them off and began shooting at the car. The victims suffered minor injuries and were listed in stable condition, police said.

A carjacking was also reported at 10:50 p.m. in the 10100 block of Foothill Boulevard in East Oakland near San Leandro.

The victim was approached by an armed suspect who demanded the car. The victim complied and no injuries were reported, police said.

Later Friday morning, at about 4:30 a.m., a physical fight between two brothers was reported in the 1500 block of 27th Avenue, according to police.

One of the suspects was wielding an unknown object and both suffered minor injuries in the fight.


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