General Crime

A shooting occurred near the Head Start Center at 9202 International Blvd. Oakland

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A shooting at a residence in East Oakland this morning prompted officials to close down a nearby Head Start facility for the rest of the day, police said. Police received multiple phone calls at about 9:15 a.m. from people reporting that they heard gunshots in the area of 92nd Avenue and International Boulevard, police said.

Officers who responded to the scene found evidence indicating that multiple gunshots had been fired and noticed that unoccupied parked vehicles also had been struck by gunshots, according to police. There haven’t been any reports of injuries and no one has been arrested at this point, police said.

The shooting occurred near the Head Start Center at 9202 International Blvd. School officials immediately put the preschool on lockdown, police said. After the threat ended, parents were notified to pick up their children and the school was closed for the day, police said. School officials said counselors will be made available for parents and school staff, according to police.

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