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2 killed, 3 injured in California city shootings

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SAN FRANCISCCO, 19 October, 2020, (TON):  At least two people were killed and three others, including a 13-year-old boy injured in two separate shooting incidents in California's Oakland city. According to authorities the incidents were not related.

East Bay Times newspaper said in a report that the two fatal shootings happened within 90 minutes on Sunday.

Police said that in the first, a 56-year-old man was shot in the city's 8300 block of International Boulevard after he got into a confrontation with another person. The man was taken to hospital but he was dead at that time.

In the second incident on Sunday, a 35-year-old woman was found shot to death inside a residence in the 9900 block of MacArthur Boulevard.

Meanwhile, the 13-year-old boy was shot multiple times on Sunday evening in the 2400 block of Courtland Avenue.

The police are not sure about reason of shooting so to make arrests in the two shootings.

Those who were injured including the boy are said to be in a stable condition.

The Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money in each of the homicides and up to $5,000 in the non-fatal shootings for information leading to the arrests of the suspects.

In 2019, Police investigated 78 homicides in Oakland, 75 of which were considered murders.

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