OAKLAND — A man was shot near an East Oakland homeless encampment, authorities said Thursday.
Around 3:10 p.m., officers responded to reports of ShotSpotter activity near Alameda and Fruitvale avenues in the city’s South Kennedy Tract neighborhood.
Soon after, officers found a man in the 3300 block of Alameda Avenue suffering from at least one gunshot wound, and provided care until paramedics and firefighters also responded.
The man was taken to a hospital, where he was initially listed in stable condition, police said. Investigators did not share information about any possible suspect or associated vehicle.
For information leading to the arrest of a suspect, police are offering up to $5,000 in the shooting. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers of Oakland at 510-777-8572.
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.