Oakland shooting kills 1, injures 7 others; 3rd mass shooting in California in 3 days


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OAKLAND — A mass shooting at a gas station in Oakland Monday night killed at least one person and injured at least seven others, the second mass shooting in the Bay Area Monday and the third in California in three days.

The shooting was reported just after 6 p.m. on the 5900 block of MacArthur Boulevard on Seminary Avenue, adjacent to Mills College grounds. Oakland Police Department said officers were investigating a ShotSpotter activation in the area and heard there was a multi-person shooting.

The shooting occurred while a video clip was being filmed nearby, according to an independent journalist on the scene who provided video footage to TBEN News Bay Area.

Officers who arrived at the scene found no victims, but did find a number of bullet casings. The department then learned that several gunfire victims had transported themselves to area hospitals.

Investigation into the Oakland shooting
Investigation into the Oakland shooting.

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Police said in a press statement there were eight victims; one had died and the others were in stable condition. There was not a word about suspicious information.

The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is investigating a shooting that occurred on January 23, 2023 at the 5900 block of Macarthur Blvd just after 6:00 PM. OPD agents were sent to the area to investigate a ShotSpotter activation. During the investigation, officers found out that there was a shooting between several people. Officers arrived at the scene and found several shell casings, but found no casualties at the scene. The OPD communications department received a report of multiple gunshot victims who took themselves to various hospitals in the area. At the moment we are aware of eight victims, one has died and the other victims have been admitted in stable condition. The identity of the deceased victim is currently being withheld pending notification to next of kin. Detectives from the OPD Homicide Unit arrived on the scene to take over the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.

Posted by the Oakland Police Department on Monday, January 23, 2023

Earlier Monday, that was seven people shot dead at two different locations in Half Moon Bay on the San Francisco Peninsula. The alleged shooter turned himself in to police shortly after the murders.

On Saturday, 11 people died a mass shooting at a dance studio in Monterey Park in Los Angeles County after a Lunar New Year celebration. The shooter was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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