Three overnight killings push Oakland homicides to 84

Daily Planet Wire Service
Saturday September 21, 2002

OAKLAND – Three unrelated shootings overnight in Oakland pushed the city's number of homicides this year to 84, police officials said. 

Sgt. Paul Figueroa said the first slaying occurred at 9:51 p.m. Thursday near 30th and Magnolia streets in West Oakland. A 53-year-old man was shot and killed and a woman was also shot but she was said to be in stable condition Friday. 

The second killing occurred at 1:12 Friday morning in front of 1067 21st St. in West Oakland, just a few blocks from the first homicide. Figueroa said a 19-year-old man was shot and killed. 

The third killing, the city's 84th of the year, occurred in the 1200 block of 49th Avenue in East Oakland at about 1:15 a.m. Friday. An unidentified man was found shot and killed in a car.