Police seek information on three unsolved homicides in Oakland

OAKLAND (BCN) — Oakland police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $30,000 in rewards for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the unsolved homicides of three people, at least two of whom were teenagers, in a 20-day span in December 2013 and January 2014.

Police said 13-year-old Lee Weathersby III was fatally shot in the 1400 block of 104th Avenue at 9:26 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2013.

Authorities said that 19-year-old Lamar Broussard, Weathersby’s older brother, and Derrick Harris, whose age has never been released by Oakland police, were fatally shot in the 10000 block of Longfellow Avenue at 2:15 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2014.

Police said the suspect vehicle in one of the shootings is a silver Dodge Durango and released a photo of it.

Oakland police said they are asking for help from anyone who saw the victims before they were shot or witnessed any of the shootings.

Police are also requesting information from anyone who saw the suspect or suspects fleeing the shooting scenes or who has information about the Dodge Durango.

Anyone with information about the unsolved homicides should call the Oakland Police Department’s homicide unit at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.



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