OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Five people were injured in a drive-by shooting late Sunday night as gun violence escalated on the streets of Oakland.
Oakland Police said officers responded to reports of the activation of Shot Spotter on the 5100 block on Ygnacio Avenue around 9:21 p.m.
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Arriving officials discovered five gunfight victims aged 21 to 36. All five were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The East Bay Times reported that a 36-year-old man was in critical condition on Monday morning. The others’ conditions were not released, but all five were supposed to be recovering from their injuries.
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Investigators were still working out a schedule and details of the shooting. You did not publish the relationship of the five wounded.
No information was released about a possible suspect or motive.
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Oakland has seen a spike in murders and shootings so far this year. From May 24th to May 30th, 174 ShotSpotter activations were reported, up 119%. There were 60 shots. There have been more than 50 murders in the city since January 1.