April 13, 2024
Some children and other adults inside the residence were not injured, authorities said.

OAKLAND — A 26-year-old man died after he was hit by gunshots deliberately fired into his East Oakland by someone from outside on Sunday night, authorities said.

Some children and other adults inside the residence were not injured, authorities said.

The name of the man killed was not immediately released.

The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Sunday in the 7800 block of Arthur Street, a primarily residential area not far from Arroyo Viejo Park.

Police said the man was inside the home with at least a half dozen others, including some small children and adults.

Someone standing outside the building fired numerous shots into the home, with bullets going through walls of the residence.

The man was the only one hit by the gunfire. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. Monday, authorities said.

Police were working to establish a motive for the shooting. No arrests were announced.

The killing is the 97th homicide investigated by Oakland police this year. Last year at this time police had investigated 99 homicides in the city.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $15,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

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