Po­lice: 7 wounded near park af­ter gun­fire erupts

The Washington Times Daily - - Nation -

OAK­LAND | Seven men were wounded, one crit­i­cally, when gun­fire erupted on an Oak­land street and con­tin­ued for sev­eral blocks, po­lice said.

Of­fi­cers re­ceived re­ports of a shoot­ing about a block from a park in East Oak­land shortly af­ter 6 p.m. Mon­day, Po­lice spokes­woman Johnna Wat­son said. Po­lice learned about a se­cond shoot­ing nearby when they ar­rived.

Ms. Wat­son said Tues­day that ini­tial re­ports sug­gest that two armed sus­pects ap­proached a group of men who were cel­e­brat­ing a birth­day and be­gan shoot­ing at them.

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