SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Even amid the surge of violence on Oakland streets, Saturday night seemed extreme and brought the city to the brink. A fatal officer-involved shooting, a 17-year-old gunned down, a gunfight at a pot dispensary and hundreds gathering at a wild sideshow.
By dawn, the Oakland police department found itself trying to catch its collective breath as calm fell over the troubled East Bay city.
Homicide detectives said a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in East Oakland on Saturday night. The teen was found with multiple gunshot wounds about 8:19 p.m. in the 3900 block of Carrington Street in the Fruitvale District.
His name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Investigators said the teen was an Oakland resident and died of his injuries at the scene.
No other details were immediately available.
The fatal shooting came hours after the fatal officer-involved shooting of suspect in the Rockridge neighborhood.
Investigators said the initial call of a carjacking and robbery in an East Oakland neighborhood came in shortly before 3 p.m.
Officers later spotted the vehicle in Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood.
“As officers attempted to contact the suspect, the suspect fired several shots