1-Year-Old Child Shot in East Oakland: Police

Police are investigating a shooting in East Oakland that sent a 1-year-old boy to the hospital.

Oakland police said officers responded at 12:25 p.m. Thursday afternoon to the 2600 block of 77th Avenue in response to a 1-year-old being shot.

The injury was not life-threatening and the child was transported to a hospital in stable condition.

Police said the child was with his family when the shooting occurred and they are investigating whether the shooting was an accident.

Police initially reported the victim was 2 years old and that the incident occurred on 73rd Avenue.

Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call the department's Felony Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.

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