1 killed, 1 hurt in separate Oakland shootings

Bay City News
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Oakland police vehicles are seen in this undated image.
Oakland police vehicles are seen in this undated image.
KGO-TV

OAKLAND, Calif. -- One person died and another person was wounded after two separate early morning shootings that happened just minutes apart in Oakland, police said.

Officers responded to the first shooting at 2:03 a.m. in the 6500 block of Avenal Avenue, according to police.

There, officers found one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Officers did not make an arrest in connection with the shooting and a suspect description was not immediately available.

About a half hour later, officers responded to a report of another shooting at 2:37 a.m. in the 1600 block of 94th Avenue, according to police.

At the scene officers found a male victim who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound and is in stable condition, police said.

An arrest was not made in the shooting and a suspect description was not immediately available.