Two people injured in separate Oakland shootings Wednesday afternoon

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Two people were shot in separate shootings within 30 minutes in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon, according to statements from the Oakland Police Department.

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The first shooting occurred around 2 p.m., that’s when OPD’s Communications Division received a report of gunshots in the 9800 block of A Street. Officers headed to the scene, but they were unable to find a victim.

A short while after 2 p.m., OPD was informed that a walk-in gunshot wound victim had arrived at a local hospital. The victim reported they were in the area of 98th Avenue and International Boulevard when they were shot. OPD says the victim is in stable condition.

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The second shooting happened just before 2:30 p.m. at 29th Avenue and Glascock Street, according to OPD. Officers were called to the scene and found a person who had been struck by gunfire. The Oakland Fire Department and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and provided medical care to the victim before they were taken to a local hospital. OPD says the victim is in serious but stable condition.

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