OAKLAND -- Police are investigating a homicide Sunday afternoon following a bloody weekend of gun violence that also left nine other people wounded in several separate shootings in East and West Oakland, authorities said.

The name of the 17-year-old Oakland boy who was killed about 1:45 p.m. Sunday in the 9100 block of International Boulevard in East Oakland was not released by police.

It was the 43rd killing in Oakland this year.

At the scene, one woman pleaded with an officer to let her see the body in hopes of identifying him. It was unclear if she is related to the slain boy.

She had a picture of a teen on her cell phone and showed the photo to the officer while also describing tattoos on his elbows. She asked the officer to check the body and he left, returning a short time later with an apology, but not a name. She and others burst into tears. The woman declined to give her name or comment. It was unknown Sunday night if boy killed was the teen she inquired about.

Lt. Carlos Gonzalez said two other people were wounded in the same shooting, including a 60-year-old woman in a passing car, and a17-year-old boy who was with the teen who was slain. . They are both from Oakland and their names were not released. . Police said it does not appear their injuries are life-threatening.


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Police do not have a motive and no arrests have been made.

Earlier Sunday, a man driving a KIA Sorento was shot in the leg while in the 600 block of Union Street in West Oakland.

Police said the shooting may have occurred after an incident of road rage as Union Street is not far from Interstate 880. ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection system, alerted police to the gunfire, and officers arrived just as two cars sped away.

Police followed one of them, and found the victim with a gunshot wound when he stopped at 12th and Adeline streets, authorities said. The SUV had at least seven bullet holes in the passenger side.

The man, who was not cooperating with police, was taken to Highland Hospital shortly after the 10:45 a.m. shooting and is in stable condition, police said. No one has been arrested for the shooting.

A 25-year-old woman from Walnut Creek remains in grave condition Sunday night after she was shot while watching a sideshow in the 10600 block of MacArthur Boulevard about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Gunfire erupted after a "party bus" tried to drive through the illegal demonstration of car stunts, police said. A 25-year-old Hayward man and 28-year-old Oakland man, whose names have not been released, were also shot in the melee and were not involved in the sideshow. Their conditions were not known Sunday night. No arrests have been made.

Meanwhile, police continue investigating three separate shootings that sent four people to Highland Hospital within about an hour Saturday night, police said.

The first shooting of a woman was reported at about 9:10 p.m. near 65th Avenue and Eastlawn Street, police said. Shortly after 10 p.m., police were called to a shooting of two males of unidentified ages, in the 1900 block of 73rd Avenue. A few minutes later, another male was found with a gunshot wound at 78th and Bancroft avenues, police said.

All four victims are in stable condition, police said. Their names and ages were not released. No arrests have been made in the shootings, which remain under investigation.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter in the homicide Sunday afternoon. Anyone with information can call police at 510-238-3821 or a tip line at 510-773-2805.

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