An as-yet-unidentified 34-year-old man was shot and killed just after 3 a.m. Sunday morning near 19th Street and Broadway, marking Oakland’s 106th homicide of the year.
We have another tragic incident of violence near an Oakland nightclub. An early Sunday morning shooting killed a 34-year-old Oakland man who’d been at a Uptown Oakland nightclub earlier in the evening, according to the Bay Area News Group. The specific nightclub is not named, with the News Group simply saying that “the man had been at a club in the area before he was shot.”
The victim has not yet been identified, as police are still notifying next-of-kin. But they did say the man was 34 years old, and an Oakland resident.
According to KTVU, the shooting was just after 3:15 a.m. Sunday morning on the 400 block of 19th Street, between Broadway and Franklin Street. Police received an alert on their gunshot notification system and found the man shot on the sidewalk. He was transported to the hospital, but reportedly was pronounced dead from his injuries at 3:48 a.m.
There is no description of a suspect, and police have not determined a motive for the shooting. This killing marks Oakland’s 106th homicide of the year, compared to 107 at this point last year.
If you have any information on this incident, you’re asked to call the Oakland PD Homicide Unit at (510) 238-3821, or Crime Stoppers at (510) 777-8572. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
Image: Two multi-ethnic police officers standing in front of patrol cars, behind police tape, wearing bulletproof vests and duty belts. The policewoman is a mature African-American woman in her 40s. Her partner is a mid adult man in his 30s. It is nighttime and the emergency lights on top of the vehicles are flashing. The focus is on the cordon tape in the foreground. (Getty Images)