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Oakland Police Clear Scene at Standoff, Several People Detained

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Police in Oakland have cleared the scene after a 10-hour standoff with a possible homicide suspect earlier today, an officer said. Several people have been detained at a residence in the 1400 block of 25th Avenue and were being questioned by police in connection with a fatal shooting that took place early this morning, Oakland police Officer J. Moore said. At around 1:20 a.m., two shooting victims arrived at a local hospital, Moore said.

One of the victims was pronounced dead, and the second victim remains in serious condition, Moore said. Police traced a potential suspect to the residence on 25th Avenue and established a perimeter, he said. The scene was cleared at about 11:30 a.m., according to police. It was not immediately clear if the shooting suspect was among those detained, Moore said.

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