The new information proves the killings stretch back to April of 2021 and are no longer contained to just Stockton.
Police said a 40-year-old Hispanic man was shot and killed on April 10, 2021, around 4:18 a.m in Oakland.
The Oakland Police Department confirmed this to KRON4 early Tuesday, saying the shooting was in the 5700 block of Harmon Avenue.
“Upon officers’ arrival, they located an adult male, Oakland resident, suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s). Oakland Fire Department responded to the location, and the victim was pronounced deceased,” OPD stated in an email to KRON4. “Oakland Police Homicide Investigators responded to the scene and began the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.”
The victim’s identity is being withheld, pending notification to the next-of-kin.
OPD asks anyone with information to contact the department at 510-238-3821.
The other shooting happened on April 16, 2021. A Black woman was shot near Park and Union streets in Stockton. She survived her injuries. According to police, that shooting happened around 3:20 a.m.
With these two shootings, the number of Hispanic victims increased to five. The other two shooting victims were a Black woman and a white man.
Police have said they do not believe the shootings are a hate crime.