Suspects charged in East Oakland murder

OAKLAND (BCN) - Two men have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Fremont man in East Oakland last month, according to court documents.
 
Armond Hamilton, a 29-year-old unemployed man, and Alkhem Session, 24, are charged in connection with the death of Damien Traylor, who was found shot in the 800 block of East 24th Street at 9:20 a.m. on Nov. 4 and was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Witness statements and physical evidence indicate that Hamilton and Session both fired shots that killed Traylor, Oakland police Officer Jose Barocio wrote in a probable cause statement.
 
Authorities haven't released any information about a possible motive for the shooting.
 
In addition to murder, Hamilton is also charged with being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm because he was convicted of felony possession of marijuana for sale in San Joaquin County in 2009.
 
Hamilton had been scheduled to enter a plea in Alameda County Superior Court today but his plea entry has been delayed until Jan. 4, when Session also is scheduled to enter a plea.Jail records indicate that Session was arrested in San Francisco on Nov. 8 and Hamilton was arrested in San Leandro on Dec. 8.
 
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