OAKLAND — A 62-year-old man was shot in the face in East Oakland Thursday morning, authorities said.
The man was initially listed in critical condition at a hospital.
The shooting happened about 5:12 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of 23rd Avenue near Kennedy Street.
The man was apparently in his parked car when he was shot and was able to drive onto nearby Interstate 880 and make it to his West Oakland home where police found him and medical personnel were called, authorities said.
The suspect fled before police got to the 23rd Avenue site.
A motive for the shooting is under investigation. Police are looking into the possibility it may have happened during an attempted carjacking.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
Source:: The Mercury News – Latest News
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