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5 injured by celebratory gunfire at Oakland Coliseum after fireworks show at A's game

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OAKLAND (CBS SF/BCN) – Bullet fragments from celebratory gunfire struck five people at RingCentral Coliseum Monday night during a Fourth of July fireworks show, according to police. 

After the fireworks show held following the Oakland A's game, officers were notified of a possible shooting victim inside the ballpark. During the investigation, officers located three fans struck by bullet fragments from what appeared to be celebratory gunfire occurring throughout the city of Oakland.  

A fourth victim later walked into a hospital suffering similar injuries. All four victims are expected to survive. Oakland police announced Tuesday afternoon that an additional fifth victim contacted the department on Tuesday. All victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries. 

The Oakland Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering a reward up to $20,000 for information leading to an arrest or arrests in the case. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the OPD Felony Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426. 

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