1 Dead After Shooting in Downtown Oakland: Police

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A man was shot and killed in downtown Oakland Monday afternoon, according to police.

Police said the shooting happened at 2:12 p.m. along the 400 block of 8th Street, only a couple blocks from the Oakland Police Department.

Officers reported hearing at least 20 gunshots, OPD spokesperson Johnna Watson said.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting is asked to call 510-238-3821.

Further information was not immediately available.

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