Info sought in Oakland homicide of engaged man

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Police Department is seeking information in the homicide case of a man fatally shot in 2023. 

George Afakisi was standing outside with friends in the 1900 block of Crosby Avenue when he was fatally shot, police said on Nov. 26. According to witnesses, multiple suspects were seen leaving the area in a dark-colored sedan. 

The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. Afakisi died at the scene. 

He is survived by his fiancée and daughter. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPD’s Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.