Eight people shot, one killed in Oakland shooting; police investigate music video filming.
Oakland police confirmed that eight people were shot and one was killed in a shooting at a gas station on Seminary Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard on Monday evening. Witnesses told police that the shooting occurred during the filming of a music video. Police were notified of the shooting due to ShotSpotter activity and found evidence of multiple guns being fired from across the street.
The victim who was killed was identified as 18-year-old Mario Navarro. Relatives said he had graduated from high school last year and was a sweet person who liked music. The other seven gunshot victims are expected to survive.
Police collected evidence from two cars that may have transported the gunshot victims to the hospital. Officers did not provide any immediate information on the circumstances that led up to the shooting or if there were any arrests or possible suspect information.
This is the sixth homicide in Oakland in 2021. Prior to this shooting, Oakland police had reported five homicides so far this year. Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are asking for community support to help solve the case.
The shooting is a heartbreaking reminder of the violence that continues to plague Oakland and other cities. It is important to remember the victim and his family, as well as the other victims of this tragedy, as the investigation continues.