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Man Shot and Killed Near Jack London Square in Oakland

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Two people were shot this afternoon in Oakland, one fatally, police said this evening. An adult male was shot and killed this afternoon around 2:45 p.m. near Jack London Square, on the 400 block of Third Street, according to Officer J. Moore. The suspect in that shooting, a male adult, was seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. No further description was available, Moore said.

A second shooting was also reported at 2:45 p.m. when a gunshot wound victim presented himself at a local hospital for treatment, Moore said. The victim in that shooting, which occurred on Fruitvale Avenue near East 27th Street, is in stable condition. Moore said the suspect in that incident fled the scene on foot.

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