OAKLAND -- A man fatally shot Wednesday night outside his East Oakland home was identified by police Thursday as Derrick Simmons, 43.
Simmons was shot about 7:41 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of 76th Avenue near Rudsdale Street. He died at the scene.
Officer Brad Baker said Simmons was confronted by a man outside his home and shot. The gunman then drove away in a car.
Baker said no motive has been established yet for the killing and no arrests had been made.
The killing was Oakland's 19th homicide of the year. Last year at this time there were 13 homicides in Oakland.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
In another shooting just before 11 p.m. in West Oakland, five people driving in a car were shot at by some gunmen on the street, police said. No one was hit by the gunfire but some of the occupants sustained cuts from broken glass and declined medical treatment, police said.
Police said the shooting happened about 10:48 p.m. Wednesday at Fifth and Union streets near Interstate 880. Police said the suspects were in a car that drove by the other car and then parked and the four occupants got out.
As the other car drove by the suspects on the street opened fire on the occupants, four men and a woman ranging in age from 27 to 40, as they drove by. The suspects then drove off in their car.
The victims got on the freeway and drove to 29th Avenue in East Oakland before calling police, investigators said. Police have not ruled out the possibility the shooting was gang related.