Man Found Dead of Gunshot Wounds in Grand Lake District

OAKLAND (BCN) — A man was found dead of gunshot wounds inside his apartment in Oakland’s Grand Lake district this morning, police said.

Oakland police said officers came to the 400 block of Crescent Street, which is near the Grand Avenue exit off Interstate Highway 580, after they received a call at 6:18 a.m. from a resident at the apartment complex who said he heard gunfire.

The reporting person said he heard several gunshots from within his apartment, possibly coming from his roommate’s living area, police said.

Responding officers secured the perimeter and safely evacuated a man and a woman, according to police.

The Oakland Police Department’s SWAT team entered the apartment and found a man inside the unit suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Oakland police said their investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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