Oakland moves up to 90

Tuesday October 22, 2002

OAKLAND — The Oakland Police Department reports that investigators are looking into the city's 90th killing as of Monday. 

Homicide Lt. Brian Thiem said the slaying in the 500 block of Sycamore Street was reported at 1:47 p.m. Monday. 

According to Thiem, a witness who was walking in the area noticed a man who had been shot to death sitting in a Honda Civic. 

“We don't know why or who (the victim) is at this point,” Thiem said. 

The city recorded 87 homicides in all of last year.