SAN FRANCISCO—A woman and a man were shot to death on Sunday, October 18. According to the Oakland Police Department, officers responded to a shooting report on Sunday at about 1:00 a.m. in the 9900 block of MacArthur Boulevard. Authorities located the wounded San Francisco resident and Oakland Fire Department personnel provided medical treatment to her.
The victim later died at the scene from injuries sustained. Her name has not been released and a motive for the shooting has not been determined.
Another fatal shooting happened less than 90 minutes later. A man was shot in the 8300 block of International Boulevard at around 2:20 a.m. Police located the victim with gunshot wounds and provided aid before the Oakland Fire Department and ambulance personnel arrived and transported him to a local hospital.
It was reported that the man confronted another person on the street before he was shot. He was later pronounced dead from his injuries.
According to the Oakland Police Department, from October 12 to October 18, five people were killed as a result of violence. This year, assaults with firearms have been up 48 percent and officers have recorded 64 instances of gunfire. Officers also recovered more than 770 firearms related to crime, which marks a 32 percent increase from this point last year.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information about each homicide. Anyone who has information related to the case should call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or 510-238-3426 or call Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.