Man fatally shot in Oakland on New Year's Day identified

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A Sacramento man shot and killed at an East Oakland gas station on Thursday afternoon was identified today as 23-year-old Derrick Williams, according to police.

Police responded at 1:38 p.m. to numerous reports of a shooting at the Valero gas station at 7225 Bancroft Ave., police spokesman Officer Frank Bonifacio said.

Officers found Williams there suffering from a gunshot wound and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Later, police found out that a second man, a 26-year-old Pittsburg resident, had also been shot there and took himself to a hospital. He was in stable condition after the shooting, Bonifacio said.

Police have not made any arrests in the case and are asking anyone with information to contact Oakland police at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.
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