General Crime

* Oakland fatal shooting on 79th Ave August 23, 2011

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One man is dead and another man was hospitalized after what police believe are two separate shootings early this morning, an Oakland police officer said. At 12:06 a.m. officers received a report of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of 79th Ave. Officers found an unresponsive man and medical crews pronounced him dead at the scene, Officer J. Moore said. A few minutes later at 12:09 a.m. police found a man with a gunshot wound in the 5300 block of Foothill Blvd., Moore said. He was transported to a hospital and was reportedly in stable condition, Moore said. For both shootings, there are no suspects in custody, Moore said.

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