1 dead, 6 wounded in Oakland shooting
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A shooting in Oakland, California on Saturday evening left one person dead and six others injured, police reported.

The Oakland Police Department said in a statement that t here were five male victims between the ages of 16 and 27 years old, as well as a two female adults, one of whom walked to a nearby hospital to be treated for a gunshot injury.

Police said that one of the male victims -- a 22-year-old resident from San Francisco -- was pronounced dead at the hospital, but noted that the other six are listed in stable condition.


The shooting happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 2200 block of Lakeshore Avenue, police said, adding that officers were already near the area due to a large crowd of people who were at nearby Lake Merritt.

After the shooting occurred, police reported that two armed men seen fleeing the area were arrested. Officials did not include any information on either of the two suspects.

“Currently, the Oakland Police Department’s Homicide Investigation Unit will determine if the individuals are connected/responsible for this shooting,” police said. 

Police are still determining the cause of shooting and will brief the media on Monday.