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Calif. crowd dances, blocks rig from transporting shooting victims

OAKLAND, Calif. — An ambulance was blocked from transporting shooting victims from the scene of a celebration gathering after partygoers blocked the rig, including one woman who was dancing on top of the ambulance. After a shooting at a Juneteenth event that police believe to be gang-related, an ambulance crew...
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Family of Man Killed in Lake Merritt Shooting Says He Wasn't in Gang

The family of the man killed in a mass shooting at a Lake Merritt Juneteenth celebration says they want to set the record straight. Even though police say the Saturday shooting was caused by feuding gangs from San Francisco, the family of Dashawn Rhoades says he wasn’t part of any gang and he was simply at the lake to celebrate being Black.
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Oakland police seek help finding missing 16-year-old

OAKLAND, Calif. - Oakland police are asking for the public's help in locating a 16-year-old Sacramento girl who may be in the city. Xsariea Belser was last seen on Sunday and may be in Oakland, police said. She is considered at-risk due to her age. Belser is African American, standing...
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Police chief slams unruly crowd that danced on ambulance at mass shooting preventing victims from getting to hospital

Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong called bystanders who "twerked" on top of an ambulance unsympathetic during a news conference.Oakland Police Photo. In a blistering news conference, Oakland’s Police Chief sharply criticized people who prevented ambulances and firefighters from treating gunshot victims during Saturday evening’s mass shooting near Lake Merritt.
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Oakland police likely unaware they tear gassed elderly condominium neighbors, set garden on fire

OAKLAND, Calif. - Oakland police lobbed tear gas canisters that fell on the balconies of residents and set their condominium's community garden ablaze during a George Floyd rally last summer, but it's likely officers didn't know about these events and the chief never specifically apologized to the people living in this downtown highrise, residents said in interviews this week.
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Police seek motive in deadly San Francisco Bay Area shooting

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police are seeking the motive for a deadly shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area house party during the weekend. Police say more than one person walked up and fired into the gathering late Sunday night in Richmond. Two victims died at the scene, a third died at a hospital and five others were wounded.