The Oakland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on August 7th, 2021, just after 6:30 AM, in the 1500 block of 35th Avenue. Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a male in the street bleeding.
Officers arrived on the scene and located a male adult (Oakland resident) suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Oakland Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and provided medical treatment. The victim was transported to an area hospital where, unfortunately, he died.
Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to take over the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. The victim is a male adult, but his identity is currently unknown. Anyone with information can contact the Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.
#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.