Two killed in Oakland in same hour Monday

December 2, 2008 12:37:13 PM PST
Oakland police are investigating two homicides that happened within the same hour and within several blocks of each other Monday night.

The first homicide was reported at about 10 p.m. in the 6700 block of MacArthur Boulevard near the Evergreen Cemetery, according to police.

Another homicide was reported at about 10:35 p.m. in the 2700 block of 75th Avenue, less than a mile south of the first homicide, police said.

No arrests have been made in either case, and no suspect or victim information was available as of 2 a.m., according to police, who did not know if the homicides were related.