One dead, one injured in shooting at Oakland house party

February 23, 2014 11:39:22 AM PST
There are new details on a deadly shooting in Oakland. Police now say it began as a dispute at a house party.

Officers say a 24-year-old man died and his 26-year-old friend was wounded during a shooting just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Our media partner The Oakland Tribune reports the man who died got into an argument with another man he knew at a house party in the 2400 block of 14th Avenue, a few blocks from Highland Hospital. They say it escalated into a physical fight and then gunfire.

The search for that gunman continues.

This is Oakland's 18th homicide of the year. There were 13 homicides in the city this time last year.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is urged to call police at 510-238-3821 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

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