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The Oakland Police Department Solves Multiple Homicide Cases and Recover a Cache of Firearms

Date Posted: September 11th, 2020 @ 4:17 PM
Last Updated: September 11th, 2020 @ 4:25 PM
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Oakland, CA – September 9, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Marius Robinson, 47 of Oakland, in connection with the homicide of Robert Coleman, 43, of Oakland.

BACKGROUND: On July 2, 2020, at 4:58 PM, Oakland Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 72nd Avenue and International Boulevard. When officers arrived on the scene they located Mr. Robert Coleman suffering from a gunshot wound(s). Mr. Coleman succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

On September 3, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Sammie Brown, 27, of Stockton, in connection with the homicide of Karongie Bell, 23, of Sacramento.

BACKGROUND: On August 27, 2020, at 8:34 PM, Oakland Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of 76th Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene they located Mr. Karongie Bell suffering from a gunshot wound(s). Mr. Bell succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

On August 31, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Michael Sanders, 19, of Oakland, in connection with the homicide of Sergio Martinez, 22, of Oakland.

BACKGROUND: On August 9, 2020, at 12:19 AM, Oakland Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 8600 block of Holly Street. When officers arrived on the scene they located Mr. Sergio Martinez, 22, of Oakland suffering from a gunshot wound(s). Mr. Martinez succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

On September 8, 2020, the Oakland Police Department’s Ceasefire Team served a criminal search warrant in the 4700 block of Fairfax Avenue and arrested a male adult who investigators believe may be connected with the August 6th, 2020, multiple casualty shooting, which resulted in the homicide of Hung Luu (Sampson). A cache of firearms was recovered (see photo below). Investigators will forward the case to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for review and charging.

A total of 5 firearms (many high capacity) were recovered from the criminal search warrant served.

BACKGROUND: On August 6, 2020, at 9:59 PM, Oakland Police Officers responded to the 4500 block of Fairfax Avenue on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene they located four male adults (all Oakland residents) suffering from a gunshot wound. Mr. Luu succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The three other victims were transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition.

Investigators would like to thank our community members for working with us to help solve these crimes.

#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.