89th murder in Oakland

Daily Planet Wire Service
Monday October 21, 2002

A spokesman for Highland Hospital confirms that a man died after being shot in the back in West Oakland around 4:30 a.m. this morning. 

Oakland police released no details about the shooting but the Oakland Fire Department says it happened outside the Wallace W. Knox chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland at 4801 Shattuck Ave. in west Oakland. 

The man was given CPR by paramedics en route to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.