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Oakland Police Department CA
Tuesday July 2nd, 2013 :: 08:25 a.m. PDT


Update: OPD Arrests Suspect in Double Homicide - Preliminary Investigation Reveals Robbery Not a Motive


Oakland Police Department Homicide Investigators have released the following information: during the preliminary investigation, investigators have determined that robbery was not a motive in the Lake Park Avenue double homicide that occurred July 1, 2013. Additionally, investigators advised that an arrest was made just before 8:00 AM this morning in connection with the double homicide.

This investigation is ongoing; we will continue to update you as information becomes available.

Background: On July 1, 2013, at about 11:43 PM, Oakland Police Department Communications Division received an alarm activation at 528 Lake Park Avenue (Wing Stop Restaurant). When officers arrived on scene, they located two employees who were suffering from gunshot wounds. When medical personnel arrived on scene, the employees were pronounced dead.

Captain Toribio will be holding a meeting with area merchants regarding crime prevention, community involvement, concerns and education. Date and time to be announced.

Anyone with information is asked to call OPD Homicide at (510) 238-3821, Crime Stoppers of Oakland at 510-777-8572 or the Tip Line at 777-3211.

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Oakland Police Department CA
455 7th St
Oakland, CA 94607

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