Woman fatally shot on North Oakland street

OAKLAND — A woman died at the scene of a shooting Sunday in a North Oakland neighborhood, authorities said.

Just after 8 p.m., police responded to reports of a possible shooting after learning of a ShotSpotter activation in the 450 block of 40th Street just west of Telegraph Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a woman on the ground, unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to her torso.

Despite life-saving measures provided by police officers and paramedics, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her identity was not available, pending next-of-kin notification by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office coroner’s bureau. Police did not share any suspect or vehicle description.

The killing is the 110th homicide investigated by Oakland police this year, following a fatal shooting https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2022/11/07/man-fatally-shot-in-east-oakland-56/ in East Oakland one week ago. The California Highway Patrol has also investigated five homicides on Oakland freeways. Last year at this time, Oakland police had investigated at least 119 homicides in the city.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the killer. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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