Man fatally shot in Oakland

OAKLAND (KRON) — A man who was shot in East Oakland on Thursday night died after driving himself to the hospital, police said.

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

Officers later learned that the male adult victim transported himself to a local hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds. The man died of his wounds a short time later, according to police.

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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