A Napa man has been charged with mayhem and assault for shooting a family member with an unregistered gun in North Oakland early last Friday morning, prosecutors said today. Anthony Van Kricken, 60, is accused of shooting Loren Van Kricken, also of Napa, in the 5600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way at about 12:30 a.m.
According to jail records, Anthony Van Kricken was arrested shortly after the shooting and is being held in Santa Rita Jail under no bail. He is due in court for a plea hearing Thursday morning. Loren Van Kricken was critically injured in the shooting but is expected to survive, police said.
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