OAKLAND (KRON) — Two arrests have been made after a shooting in downtown Oakland left one person in critical condition and seven others injured early Saturday morning.
A total of eight people were injured in the shooting, six victims and two suspects who have been arrested.
The six victims are four females and two males ranging from ages 17 to 28-year-old. All victims are suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim is in critical condition and five victims are in stable condition
A 21-year-old male and 28-year-old male were arrested in connection with the shooting. Both suspects are suffering from gunshot wounds, but are in stable condition.
On Saturday morning at approximately 12:15 a.m., Oakland police officers responded to 400 block of 14th Street on a report of a shooting. Officers were in the area and heard the shots, according to police.
As officers arrived to the area of Broadway and 14th streets to find several victims suffering from gunshot wounds, police said. Multiple victims were medically transported to local hospitals and some victims self-initialized transport to local hospitals.
The Oakland Police Department Felony Assault Section investigators are conducting an investigation. At this time, it appears the shooting took place outside.
KRON4 has video from the scene, it appears the shooting took place outside of a nightclub, Venue Oakland. The video shows heavy police presence and blood on the ground outside of the venue.
A witness at the scene told KRON4 that there were around ten shots fired and the shooting appeared to be gang-related, he heard gang members bragging afterwards at a liquor store down the street.
A woman who works down the block at a hair salon told KRON4’s Averi Harper that she was at the bar next door and barricaded herself in the bathroom.
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Bay City News contributed to this report.