2 lifeless in separate shootings in Oakland over Four hours in a single day – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Two separate overnight shootings in Oakland within four hours killed two people, police said. The deaths are the latest spike in homicides and gun violence in the city.

Oakland police said the first occurred at around 12:42 a.m. on Friday on the 2300 block on 55th Ave. The officers arrived to find an unresponsive male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving efforts, the victim died on the scene, the police said.

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At 4:18 a.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 1400 block on 3rd Ave. When they arrived, they found a male victim who had been shot and was unresponsive. The victim died of his injuries despite the life-saving measures taken by officials at the scene, the police said.

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Both victims’ identities were withheld until family members could be notified.

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There were 44 murders in Oakland at the end of April. The current number of murders in the city would surpass the total of 109 murders last year, the highest number in eight years.

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