Three people wounded in East Oakland shootings



OAKLAND — Two women, one driving a car, and a man were wounded in two separate shootings Sunday night in East Oakland, police said Monday.

All of the victims are expected to recover and there is no evidence so far that the two shootings are related, authorities said.

At 11:11 p.m. Sunday a 22-year-old woman driving her car in the 6900 block of Fresno Street was wounded in the arm by gunfire from outside the vehicle.

Three other people in the vehicle were not hurt. Some houses in the area were also hit by gunfire but no other injuries were reported.

Police said the shots were apparently fired from someone in another vehicle.

After stopping her car and contacting police, the wounded woman was taken to a hospital where she was in stable condition.

Police don’t have a motive for the shooting and have not made any arrests.

About 9:51 p.m. Sunday a 22-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were shot in the 3000 block of Logan Street.

Police said they were shot by someone who approached them on the sidewalk and began firing at them.  Both were hit in the lower part of their bodies.

They were in stable condition at a hospital.

Some cars and houses were also hit by gunfire but no other injuries were reported.

Police don’t have a motive yet  in the shooting and no arrests have been made.

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

Check back for updates.

 



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