Oakland police investigate shootout between groups

Authorities are investigating a shootout in broad daylight between two groups in East Oakland, according to police.

The incident happened on Monday just before 1:45 p.m. in the 3300 block of 72nd Avenue.


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Officers were alerted to a ShotSpotter activation in the area. When they arrived they found evidence of a shooting, but no victims were struck by the gunfire, the Oakland Police Department said.

The police department said further investigation revealed that there was a shootout between two groups. The groups fled the area before officers arrived at the scene.