OAKLAND -- Three men were shot within five hours Tuesday night in East Oakland, two in the same incident, police said
None of the wounds were life-threatening.
At 10:40 p.m. a man was shot twice in the 900 block of 54th Avenue. He was in stable condition at a hospital. No motive was released and no arrests were made.
At 5:49 p.m. two men were shot in the 1600 block of 27th Avenue, possibly during a drive-by. They were in stable condition at a hospital.
No motive was released but police said they cannot rule out the possibility the shooting was gang-related. No arrests have been made.
In another shooting incident about 3:08 p.m. in the 2100 block of Vicksburg Avenue, in which no one was injured, a burglar shot at a man who confronted him as he tried to break into a home.
The man was not injured and the burglar escaped.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money in each case for information leading to the arrests of the gunmen. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or a tip line at 510-773-2805.