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Four killings and at least seven non-fatal shootings were reported throughout Oakland over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, police said Sunday.
The latest killings occurred at 6 a.m. Sunday on the 3900 block of Brookdale Avenue near Minna Street in East Oakland where two women were found with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to Highland Hospital where they were pronounced dead.
A three year-old boy was shot and killed in East Oakland Monday afternoon, an innocent victim of a drive-by shooting that wounded two other men at International Blvd. and 64th Street, police said.
The infant was struck by the gunfire at 1:15 p.m., according to Oakland Police spokesperson Officer Holly Joshi. He was rushed to Children’s Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds shortly after arrival, authorities said.
Oakland Police investigated at least two separate shootings in the city Friday evening, including the slaying of a man found shot multiple times.
Authorities reported a fatal shooting on the 1700 block of Seventh Avenue at 6 p.m. Friday where a man was found suffering from several gunshot wounds in a residential neighborhood east of Lake Merritt.
Oakland Police revised the description of a getaway car used by four men who were involved in the shooting of six people at a Jack London Square restaurant and nightclub early Monday morning.
The gunfire claimed the lives of William Jenkins, 27, of Oakland and Adam Williams, 22, of San Leandro.
Police now believe that the men fled from Sweet Jimmie’s nightclub at 311 Broadway Street in a newer model, four-door White Toyota Camry after firing an assault rifle at a crowd of patrons who had assembled at the popular after hours eatery.
A San Jose man was arrested by police Tuesday evening after he allegedly strangled his roommate to death inside a residential care home, authorities said.
Police took Alex Nakayama, 28, into custody at a house located on the 1800 block of Saint Andrews Place after they responded to a 911 call for his roommate who was found unconscious by a care home employee.
An Oakland man who allegedly shot two people, one of them fatally Saturday evening turned himself into authorities after fleeing the Bay Area, according to Oakland Police.
Police said Douglas Yim Jr. was placed under arrest by police officers in Firebaugh, Calif., a small town in Fresno County located directly east of Interstate 5 early Monday morning.
San Francisco Police released a composite sketch of a man who punched and then fatally stabbed a teenager who tried calling 911 to report the crime with his cell phone in the city’s Ingleside District on February 7.
Investigators said the unknown assailant confronted Victor Zheng, 16, and his friend on the 500 block of Holloway Avenue shortly before 11 p.m. and assaulted him.
An Oakland man who allegedly shot two people, killing one of them, is now on the United States Marshals Service’s list of the 15 most wanted fugitives in the country.
Authorities said Sean Michael Sullivan, 32, invited the two victims over to his East Oakland home on the 7800 block of Outlook Ave. on November 3, 2010 seeking payment on a debt that he was owed.