OAKLAND -- Three people were wounded by gunfire within a few minutes Wednesday night in different parts of Oakland, police said.
All are expected to recover from their wounds. None of their names were released by police.
A 32-year-old man was wounded in a shooting that was reported at 7:58 p.m. in the 1300 block of East 27th Street not far from Highland Hospital. He was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. No motive was released and no arrests were made.
Another shooting that left two men wounded was reported at 7:57 p.m. in the 1500 block of 36th Avenue in the Fruitvale district.
Police said the two victims, ages 21 and 22, were confronted by three suspects, one with a gun, who opened fire on them before fleeing in a car.
The 22-year-old man went to a hospital and was in stable condition. The other had a minor graze wound and declined medical treatment. No motive was released for the shooting and no arrests have been made.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money in each shooting for information leading to the arrests of the gunmen. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or a tip line at 510-773-2805.