VIDEO: 2 arrested in connection with downtown Oakland shooting outside nightclub


OAKLAND (KRON) — Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting outside of a nightclub in downtown Oakland on Friday night.

Eight people were wounded during the incident.

KRON4 has obtained cellphone video recorded right after Friday’s violent shooting on 14th Street in downtown Oakland.

“We had eight people suffering from gunshot wounds, six were victims and two were suspects,” police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said.

The two shooting suspects are now in custody.

“They were arrested very shortly after the shooting occurred,” Watson said. “Officers had an opportunity to review video surveillance in the area, talk with witnesses, talk with victims, and ultimately, we arrested two individuals.”

Downtown Oakland was busy that night with the monthly celebration of First Friday. Nightclub goers were waiting in line when the shooting took place.

The nightclub’s owner said the incident happened closer to Franklin Street sending people running toward the middle of the block of 14th Street when the shots were being fired.

“A confrontation, and then one person started shooting at the other person, which there was a crowd in the area, so several people suffered gunshot wounds,” Watson said.

Investigators said of the six victims, four are females and two are males, ages ranging from 17-28.

Five of the shooting victims are in stable condition and one remains in critical condition.

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