Woman shot while sitting in car in Oakland

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

OAKLAND — A 32-year-old woman was shot Sunday night as she sat in a car in East Oakland, authorities said.

The woman was being treated for a wound to her neck. Her condition was not available Monday morning. Another person in the vehicle was not injured.

The shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. Sunday at Parker Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard.

Police said the woman was sitting in the passenger seat of the vehicle and another person was in the driver’s seat. Both live in Oakland, authorities said.

Another vehicle pulled alongside and a person got out and shot into the parked vehicle, hitting the woman, authorities said. The shooter then fled in the vehicle.

The uninjured driver was able to drive the woman to a hospital.

A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined. No arrests have been made.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $$6,500 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

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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.