Oakland police say avoid area in Fruitvale District due to police activity

Police in Oakland advised the public to avoid the area of the 1200 block of 34th Avenue where they found evidence of a shooting. 

At around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon, police vehicles and a BearCat vehicle were at the scene near International Boulevard, not far from the Fruitvale BART station. Police said while they found evidence that there had been a shooting at around 2:30 p.m., near 3400 12th Street, no apparent victims were located. 

Upon arrival, police were told that a person with a firearm went inside a building in that area. Officers received additional reports that a rifle was involved. Police said they cleared the area just after 4 p.m.  

AC Transit vehicles avoided some stops in the area.