Police investigate after 3 killed in 2 separate shootings in Oakland in span of 45 minutes

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Police are investigating after two shootings claimed the lives of three people in a span of 45 minutes in Oakland Monday night.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Police are investigating after two shootings claimed the lives of three people in a span of 45 minutes in Oakland Monday night.

Gunfire erupted in front of a grocery store at the corner of Telegraph Avenue and 31st street at 7:45 p.m.

Three people were wounded, and two of the victims died at the scene.

The third person was driven to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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45 minutes later, police were called to the intersection of East 20th Street and 23rd Avenue in East Oakland.

There they found a person suffering from a gunshot wound on the sidewalk.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police say homicide investigators are investigating both shootings.

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