September 23, 2023

OAKLAND — The town recorded its 86th and 87th homicides of the 12 months Sunday night and Monday morning, with a person being fatally shot throughout a home-invasion theft in West Oakland and one other man shot to loss of life at a homeless camp in East Oakland, authorities stated.

The variety of homicides is similar that police had investigated final 12 months right now, authorities stated. Police investigated 120 homicides within the metropolis for all of 2022.

The names of the lads killed weren’t instantly launched by authorities pending affirmation of their identities and notification of their subsequent of kin.

The house-invasion theft capturing occurred about 6:08 p.m. Sunday within the 1700 block of eleventh Avenue in West Oakland. Killed was a 57-year-old man who authorities stated resided on the house.

Authorities stated a lady was additionally on the residence when somebody knocked on the door and she or he went to reply. It was not instantly clear if the girl additionally lived there or was visiting.

When she opened the door, a person burst inside and took the girl’s purse, authorities stated.

When the 57-year-old man tried to cease the person, he was shot, police stated. He died on the scene. The suspect fled earlier than police responded. The girl was not harm.

An in depth description of the suspect was not launched.

The opposite deadly capturing occurred about 2:53 a.m. Monday at a homeless camp within the 2200 block of East twelfth Avenue, authorities stated.

A 32-year-old man who authorities stated lived on the camp was killed.

Police stated he had gotten into an argument outdoors with one other individual earlier than he was shot. He was taken to a hospital, the place he died at 3:24 a.m.

Police haven’t but decided what the argument was about. No arrests had been introduced.