(KRON) — A shooting near Lake Merritt in Oakland left one woman injured Monday afternoon, the Oakland Police Department confirmed to KRON4.
The shooting happened in the 1900 block of Madison Street just before 12:30 p.m., according to OPD. Police said they received multiple calls reporting a shooting. Officers investigating the reports located a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound or wounds. The woman was an innocent bystander in the shooting, police said.
Medical assistance was provided by the Oakland Fire Department and a Falck ambulance. The victim was transported to an area hospital, authorities said.
The woman is currently in critical condition, according to police. No further information was made available. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD Felony Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.
Bay City News contributed to this report.