Oakland police investigating fatal shooting of male

Bay City News
Saturday, October 18, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A male victim was shot to death on a residential street in West Oakland early this morning, according to police.

Oakland police officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Mead Avenue between Market Street and San Pablo Avenue at 2:16 a.m., Oakland police Officer Cynthia Espinoza said.

Police located a male victim who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds outside a residence, Espinoza said.

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

No suspects have been arrested and police have not released any suspect descriptions.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

Anyone with information about this homicide is urged to contact Oakland police, and may do so anonymously, by calling (510) 238-7950 or Crime Stoppers of Oakland at (510) 777-8572.

Persons with information about this homicide may be eligible for a cash reward through the Crime Stoppers program.