Oakland shooting investigation blocks traffic on I-880, lanes reopen

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

OAKLAND, Calif. – Southbound I-880 lanes near 16th Street are reopening following a temporary closure due to police investigating a shooting. 

Southbound lanes were blocked causing severe traffic near Oak Street due to police activity. Officers are investigating a shooting, though it’s unclear if the shooting happened on the freeway.

CHP spokesman Adib Zeid confirmed with KTVU that the southbound I-880 lanes were closed to look for evidence of a shooting. 

The Oakland Police Department has a shooting victim on East 12th Street, though it has not been confirmed if the two are related.

Drivers should expect delays and try to use other routes as traffic resumes.

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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.