Gunman on motorcycle fires on crowd; 3 injured

May 28, 2011 2:28:22 PM PDT
Three people were struck by gunfire tonight in Oakland during a drive-by shooting, an Oakland police officer said.

The gunman, riding a motorcycle, sprayed bullets on a crowd of people in the 800 block of Athens Avenue at about 8:20 p.m., Officer A. Frye said.

The victims were transported from the area, which is between San Pablo Avenue and Market Street, to hospitals, and their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Frye said.