Important:

Red Flag Warning for parts of the East Bay starting 11PM Tuesday 8/17 night and lasting until Wednesday 8/18 at 3PM.

OPD is Investigating a Fatal Shooting of a Security Guard and Retired Police Officer

Date Posted: November 27th, 2021 @ 4:15 PM
Last Updated: November 29th, 2021 @ 4:19 PM
Photo of a suspected car in connection with the shooting death of retired Officer Kevin Nishita

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2021

OPD NEWS:

UPDATE:

Oakland Police Department Homicide investigators have released a surveillance photo of a vehicle they believe was used in the attempted robbery and shooting of a news crew guard, which resulted in a homicide. This crime occurred on November 24, 2021, in the 300 block of 14th Street.

The suspect vehicle is a 2004 – 2008 Acura TL, white, 4-door, with a sunroof and no front license plate.

This is an ongoing investigation, anyone who has information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821.

Crime Stoppers of Oakland, and the Oakland Police Department, are offering a reward of up to $32,500 leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals involved in this crime.

No additional details will be provided at this time. Please check back on Monday for any updates.

BACKGROUND:

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2021

OPD NEWS:

Guard Succumbs to His Gunshot Injuries

The Oakland Police Department would like to make you aware that early this morning the assigned guard of a local media news crew who was shot on November 24th, 2021, in the 300 block of 14th Street, has succumbed to his gunshot injury(s).

This unfortunate loss of life marks the City of Oakland’s 126th life lost to violence. This death is now being investigated by the Oakland Police Department’s Homicide Section. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact OPD’s Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or call Crime Stoppers at (510) 777-8572. You can remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers of Oakland, and the Oakland Police Department, are offering a reward of up to $27,500 leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals involved in this crime.

BACKGROUND:

For Immediate Release: November 24, 2021

OPD NEWS:

OPD is Investigating a Shooting of a Security Guard

The Oakland Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery involving a local media news crew, that occurred today, at 12:19 PM, in the 300 block of 14th Street. During the attempted robbery, the assigned guard was struck by gunfire.

Currently, the guard is at a local hospital and is listed in stable condition. No other injuries have been reported.

We have shared this information with our local media partners to ensure they are aware and can take appropriate safety precautions. We are also sharing this information with our community. As you know, it has been an extremely violent week.

We are asking if you were in the area, have a business, or live nearby, to please check your surveillance footage, as you may have captured the crime before, during, or after it occurred. Please contact our investigators at (510) 238-3426.

Crime Stoppers of Oakland, and the Oakland Police Department, are offering a reward of up to $7,500 leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals involved.

The link below will connect you to the associated video:

https://fb.watch/9uAE8lslVq/