Man fatally shot in East Oakland Thursday night

OAKLAND (BCN) — A man was fatally shot in East Oakland on Thursday night, police said.

Officers who responded to a report of gunshots in the 3500 block of 68th Avenue, near the Eastmont Town Center, at 9:25 p.m. on Thursday located the shooting scene but didn’t find the victim, police said.

Officers later learned that the male adult victim transported himself to a local hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds, according to police. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later.

Police said the victim’s identity has not been determined pending an autopsy by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

Oakland police said anyone with information about the fatal shooting should call their homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or their tip line at (510) 238-7950.

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