OAKLAND -- A woman shot to death April 23 during an attempted robbery in East Oakland has been identified as Antoinesha Williams, 21, authorities said Monday.

Williams, an Oakland resident, was in a car with several other people in the 1500 block of 24th Avenue when they were confronted by two men, one with a gun. The men tried to rob Williams and shot her when she tried to drive away, police said.

She was able to drive a few blocks to the 2300 block of Foothill Boulevard where help was summoned. She died later at a hospital.

No one else was hurt.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $15,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the suspects. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or a tip line at 510-773-2805.




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