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Two people were killed in separate shootings in East Oakland early this morning, an Oakland police officer said. The first was reported at 12:11 a.m. in the 9700 block of C Street, police said. The victim in that shooting was pronounced dead at the scene 15 minutes later. Police are searching for a named suspect in that shooting. The second was reported at 1:09 a.m. in the 2100 block of Seminary Avenue.
A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound there, and was also pronounced dead at the scene about 15 minutes later. No suspect information was available. The two shootings are the latest in a string of East Oakland shootings this weekend, but the first two that left a victim dead since Thursday. On Thursday afternoon, one victim was killed in the 8100 block of Birch Street. Since then, four victims have been reported injured by gunshots.
On Friday morning at 10:09 a.m., police responded to a shooting in the 9600 block of E Street.One victim was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound.The victim is in stable condition and their injuries were not life-threatening, police said. That evening, police found two men suffering from gunshot wounds after a suspect shot them from a passing vehicle, police said.
Police responded to the shooting in the 1800 block of 96th Avenue at 7:04 p.m. Both victims were transported to a local hospital and are in stable condition, police said.Police also received reports on Friday afternoon that two men were shooting at each other near the corner of 100th Avenue and International Boulevard. Police conducted a search of the area at around 1 p.m. but located no victims nor suspects.
At around 1 a.m. Saturday, police said a victim was seriously injured in the 5200 block of Foothill Boulevard.No further details about that shooting were available. As of this morning, there have been 19 homicides in Oakland this year.
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