OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A 33-year-old Oakland man was arrested in the fatal shooting of his cousin on the 2800 block of Macarthur Blvd. on 08/18
Oakland Police said an arrest warrant was obtained after reviewing evidence, including surveillance videos, and Clarence
Johnson was taken into custody. He was being held for murder.
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“We thank the witnesses who provided important investigative information, combined with video surveillance that led to it”
to identify Johnson and his arrest, ”said Oakland Homicide investigator Sergeant Vass.
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At around 4:45 a.m. on August 18, officials responded to a call for a shooting on the 2800 block on Macarthur Boulevard. When they arrived on site, officers found that Brown was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
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The assassination was one of 82 in Oakland that year. At this point in the past year, police had investigated 63 murders in the city.