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Woman Shot Dead In East Oakland

OAKLAND (BCN) -- An Oakland resident died Sunday from a gunshot wound following a shooting on the east side of town, police said Monday.

The shooting happened just before 8:15 p.m. in the 1700 block of East 12th Street. Officers responded to that location and located the resident suffering from life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Officers initially thought the injuries were stab wounds, Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong said.

Officers provided medical aid until paramedics arrived. The victim was taken to a hospital where she died, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to please call the Police Department's homicide section at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.

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