OAKLAND -- Two people were hospitalized Tuesday night in East Oakland after being shot near the scene of a memorial for a man killed in a weekend shooting.

Three suspects shot at three victims in the 8900 block of Birch Street at about 9:15 p.m., police said. Two of the victims were hospitalized: a 23-year-old Oakland man and a 19-year-old East Palo Alto man. The suspects fled on foot and remained at large Wednesday morning, police said.

The shooting occurred near a sidewalk shrine for Jakary Garrett, a 22-year-old Oakland man shot and killed on that block early Saturday morning.

Police said two other shootings overnight were reported, but no one was injured; two victims were shot at in the 2700 block of 35th Avenue at about 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, and another was shot at in the 7400 block of Halliday Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Suspects in both cases fled the scene.

In addition, police said two victims stabbed overnight in East Oakland were hospitalized early Wednesday. The first attack happened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near 90th Avenue and International Boulevard. The second attack came at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 82nd Avenue and Holly Street.

Again, suspects fled, and police had no one in custody Wednesday morning.


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Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 per victim in reward money for information leading to the arrest of suspects in each case. Anyone with information can call police at 510-238-3821 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572 or 510-777-3211.

Staff writer Harry Harris contributed to this report. Contact Sean Maher at 925-943-8013. Follow him at Twitter.com/OneSeanMaher.