Man Shot Dead Walking Home In Crime-Ridden Oakland
The surging crime wave in democrat-run cities has claimed another victim as an Oakland man was shot dead in the street merely walking home in the pre-dawn hours.
The man’s body was found on the street at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of 90th Avenue between Bancroft Avenue and Sunnyside Street, authorities said. He appeared to have suffered from major trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Thus far, he has only been identified as a 39-year-old Oakland resident. His name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.
As we have been reporting on these pages, violent crime is running rampant in Oakland as it is in other blue-run cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Baltimore. This killing marks the 76th death investigated as a homicide by Oakland police so far this year.
Another four homicides within city limits have been investigated by the California Highway Patrol. At this point last year, Oakland police had investigated 81 homicides.
The motive for the killing remains unclear, and no arrests have been announced.
A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the slaying. Anyone with tips about the killing can call the police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950. Crime Stoppers of Oakland can be contacted at 510-777-8572.