Man shot in East Oakland

OAKLAND — A 30-year-old man was shot multiple times in East Oakland Tuesday night, authorities said.

The man was initially in critical condition at a hospital but was later listed in stable condition.

The man got his own transportation to the hospital at about 9:11 p.m. Wednesday and was uncooperative with police, authorities said.

But based on a ShotSpotter alert and calls from residents in the area, police determined the shooting happened in the 1700 block of 11th Avenue.

It was not known if the man was shot by someone who confronted him on the street or was in a vehicle.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined yet, but the area where it happened has been known for gang and drug activity, authorities said.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter.  Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.


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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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