Man killed, child grazed by bullet in Oakland

August 25, 2012 11:46:28 AM PDT
A man was killed and a child was injured in a West Oakland shooting Friday night, an Oakland police officer said.

The shooting in the 700 block of Sycamore Street was reported at 8:03 p.m.

A man was found there suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Officer J. Moore said.

A child suffered a graze wound and was transported to a separate hospital. He is in stable condition tonight, police said.

There's no word on a motive for the shooting. It was Oakland's 77th homicide of the year, exactly the same number as a year ago.

KGO contributed to this report

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