OAKLAND (BCN) — An Oakland resident died following a shooting early Wednesday morning at one of the city’s homeless encampments, police said. The shooting occurred just after 1 a.m. Officers were sent to the 2300 block of West Street to look into the shooting.
Officers located the scene at a nearby homeless camp, according to police. Moments later, a hospital notified police that a person arrived at the hospital with at least one gunshot wound, police said. The man died there.
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Officers are investigating the shooting. Anyone who has information that might help can call the Police Department’s homicide section at (510) 238-3821.
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