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