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2 Teens Dead in East Oakland Shooting: Police

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Police said a man has been detained in connection with the shooting deaths of two teens on Sunday evening in East Oakland.

Officers responded about 6 p.m. to a shooting in the 2100 block of East 26th Street and found a 17-year-old boy on the ground. They tried to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A short time later, another 17-year-old boy with gunshot wounds was dropped off at Highland Hospital, which is a few blocks from the shooting scene. The second victim also died from his injuries, police said.

Police said both youths had been shot in the same location. Their names have not been released.

A man has detained in the shootings, but his name has not been released.

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