Gunfire and Vehicle Collision Near Bishop O'Dowd High School Disrupt Oakland Neighborhood

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OAKLAND, CA (May 3, 2024)Gunfire erupted near Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland on Thursday morning, followed by a car crash that involved multiple vehicles at the intersection of 98th and Cherokee avenues around 7:45 a.m. Local police responded to the scene after residents reported the incident.

 

Billie Dupree stated that a black sedan, involved in the shooting, collided with her daughter’s SUV while she was driving her granddaughter to a nearby charter school. The impact overturned the SUV, though both occupants escaped serious injury and sought precautionary medical attention.

 

Residents reported hearing numerous gunshots before and after the collision. By the time media crews arrived, the black sedan was abandoned with no trace of its driver or passengers.

 

The school itself was not involved in the incident. However, school officials advised parents that drop-off procedures might be delayed due to police activity. Police temporarily closed several streets in the vicinity to manage the situation.

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