Arrests Made in Oakland Homicides

Police have made three arrests in connection with three separate homicides in the city on Friday night, a police spokeswoman said.

Monday, Jul 9, 2012  |  Updated 9:02 PM PDT
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Arrests Made in Oakland Homicides

Police have made three arrests in connection with three separate homicides in the city on Friday night, a police spokeswoman said.

The first incident was at 6:25 p.m. in the 1000 block of 102nd Avenue.

Officers found a 67-year-old man suffering from a fatal gunshot wound when they arrived, Officer Johnna Watson said. His name has not yet been released.

Davis Bennett, 70, of Oakland was arrested that night in connection with the shooting. Watson said Bennett and the victim knew each other and were involved in an argument prior to the shooting.

The second shooting was reported at 7:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of 11th Street, on the other side of the city.

Tommy Lacy III, 18, of Richmond was found there suffering from a fatal gunshot wound. He had been involved in an argument and possibly a fight with the suspect before the shooting.

Police later arrested a male suspect in connection Lacy's death, but have released few details about the suspect or the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

The third homicide of the night was reported at 10:57 p.m. in the 2400 block of 24th Avenue, when a person called police and said that there had been a murder. Police found the victim dead inside an RV there and determined the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

A woman was arrested in connection with the killing. Neither the victim nor the suspect's name has been released by police.

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