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Oakland: 8 Shot, 1 Fatally, in Mass Shooting Near Mills College

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Key takeaways:

  • 8 people were shot, one fatally, at a gas station in Oakland, California on Monday evening.
  • Police were alerted to the scene by a ShotSpotter activation.
  • 7 injured people were in stable condition, and no suspects have been identified yet.

Oakland, California was the site of a mass shooting on Monday evening, with eight people shot, one of them fatally.

The incident occurred at a gas station adjacent to the grounds of Mills College, according to CBS Bay Area. Police were alerted to the scene by a ShotSpotter activation – an automated system that detects gunfire. When officers arrived, they found several gun casings but no victims.

Multiple hospitals then began alerting police they had received multiple patients suffering gunshot wounds who had self-transported to the facilities for treatment. During the investigation, officers learned there had been a shooting between several individuals, police said.

The seven injured people were in stable condition, police said. The identity of the deceased victim has not yet been released.

This is the third mass shooting in California in as many days, and the second in the Bay Area on Monday alone. Oakland Police Department is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them. No suspects have been identified at this time.

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