December 1, 2023
A motive for the shooting of two women in Oakland on Thursday night is under investigation.

OAKLAND — Two 27-year-old women were shot Thursday night in East Oakland, police said.

The women, one from Oakland and the other from San Leandro, were in stable condition Friday at a hospital, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 11:03 p.m. Thursday outside in the 2400 block of 77th Avenue, a mostly residential area.

The women, who police said are friends, were standing together when someone began shooting at them. The shooting was reported to police by a gunshot-detection alert system.

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Police have not determined yet if the shots were fired by someone standing outside or by someone in a passing vehicle.

Both women were transported from the scene by ambulances to a hospital.

A motive for the shooting is under investigation. No arrests have been announced.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.