Death of Anteasa Collins – The Oakland Police Department reported a double homicide occurred Sunday, resulting in the deaths of two people after they were shot. One of the victims has been identified as Anteasa Collins. Anteasa Collins, a native of Pittsburg, Calif., died of injuries sustained in the shooting near the Coliseum, according to reports.
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At approximately 5:30 a.m., the OPD received a disturbing call about a shooting incident in the 800 block of 66th Avenue. Arrived at the scene, the officers discovered a victim with gunshot wounds. Despite the efforts of Oakland firefighters, the victim was pronounced dead.
As the investigation continued, authorities learned that another person with gunshot wounds was taken to a nearby hospital but was later pronounced dead from his injuries. Initially unsure if the two incidents were linked, the OPD now considers it to be a double homicide.
The identity of the second victim has not been released by authorities. Anyone with information about either death is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Section at 510-238-3821 or contact the Information Line at 510-238-7950.
The family will publish an obituary and funeral arrangements for Anteasa Collins.
Authorities said a shooting occurred at an East Oakland gas station on Sunday morning, resulting in the deaths of a man and a woman. The woman was identified as a 25-year-old resident of Stockton and the man as a 23-year-old resident of Newark. The identity of the victims has not been released, pending notification of their relatives and confirmation of their identity.
Homicide investigators are trying to establish if the two knew each other, as well as what they were doing in Oakland and why they were shot. So far, no arrests have been made. The shooting took place around 5:30 a.m. Sunday at a gas station on 66th Avenue and San Leandro Street, near the Colosseum.
The man was discovered outside the back of the station with a gunshot wound and pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was taken to hospital by another person and died before 10 hours. Fortunately, no other injuries were reported, but some automobiles and at least one structure were hit by gunfire.
These are the 44th and 45th homicide cases investigated by Oakland police this year. Police, along with Crime Stoppers of Oakland, are offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the shooter(s). Anyone with information can call OPD at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950, or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
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