On September 28th, 2020 at about 10:41 p.m., the Oakland Police Department responded to the 9800 Block of Sunnyside Street to investigate a ShotSpotter alert. Upon arrival officers located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital; however, the victim succumbed to his injuries.
The victim was identified as a 17-year-old, male, Oakland resident.
Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to the scene and began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the apparent shooting. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.
#OPDCARES initiative is about working together as a community to help stop the tragic loss of life and reduce the level of violence in our city. Collectively, we want to ensure Oaklanders and our visitors are safe in our community. When there is a loss of life in Oakland, it impacts us all. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at 238-7950.