OAKLAND -- A 46-year-old man killed in a shooting Friday night in West Oakland that also wounded a 7-year-old boy was identified by police Saturday as Otis Lee Key.
Five other people, including a 12-year-old girl, were wounded by gunfire in different incidents Friday night and Saturday morning in East Oakland, police said. All of them are expected to recover from their wounds.
Key and the 7-year-old, who was grazed in the neck, were shot about 8:03 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of Sycamore Street.
The boy, whose name was not released by police, was playing outside his home and Key, who lived nearby, was standing a short distance away on the street when gunfire erupted, police said. Police said they don't believe Key and the boy knew each other.
Police said more than 20 shots were fired by more than one gunman. It was not known if the gunmen were in different groups.
Key died at Highland Hospital. The boy was in stable condition at a hospital where his parents were with him.
Besides the boy and Key, several cars on the street were hit by gunfire but no one else was reported injured.
Officer Rob Rosin, the lead investigator, said police don't have a motive yet for the shooting and no arrests have been made.
Rosin said it was "tragic circumstances that another child was exposed to violence at such a young age. It's a life changing experience."
Rosin, who visited the boy at the hospital, said "despite what
The 12-year-old girl was hit by one of several bullets fired into her home in the 2300 block of Church Street about 3:39 a.m. Saturday.
Police did not say where she was wounded. She was in stable condition at a hospital.
No one else inside the house was hurt. Police don't have a motive yet and no arrests have been made.
At 12:52 a.m. Saturday a man was shot in the 5300 block of Foothill Boulevard. He was in stable condition at a hospital. No motive was known and no arrests were made.
Seven minutes earlier, at 12:45 a.m., two men were shot in the 1500 block of 80th Avenue. One was taken to a hospital in stable condition and the other declined medical treatment, police said. No motive was known and no arrests were made.
At 11:05 p.m. Friday a man was robbed and shot in the 3400 block of Salisbury Street. Four suspects are being sought. The man was in stable condition at a hospital.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $15,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the West Oakland shooting and up to $5,000 in each of the East Oakland shootings. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821, or a tip line at 510-773-2805 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572 or 510-777-3211.