OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police in Oakland are asking for the general public’s assist finding the driving force and suspect automobile seen in newly launched surveillance video related to a deadly taking pictures final week that left a teen lady lifeless.
On Wednesday, October 6, simply earlier than 11:30 p.m., 15-year-old Shamara Younger was shot and killed whereas driving as a passenger throughout what Oakland police described as an obvious case of highway rage.
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The suspect automobile seen within the surveillance video taken that evening seems to be a silver, early 2000 2-door Honda Accord.
Every week in the past, an emotional Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong went earlier than cameras to sentence the taking pictures and implore members of the neighborhood to work with police to assist cease the scourge of gun violence.
Armstrong stated the teenager had been driving in a automobile together with her uncle when he started arguing with one other driver. An individual or individuals from the opposite automobile then opened fireplace with a fusillade of bullets, hitting the lady with a number of rounds.
“Everyone on this metropolis needs to be damage,” stated Armstrong. “I hope that everyone on this metropolis wakes up and understands, lastly, how a lot do now we have to carry earlier than the general public, what number of occasions do now we have to cry out for assist? What number of occasions do now we have to say to you that we’re in a second of disaster? Our kids are in peril.”
Uncooked Video: Oakland Police Chief Remarks On Teen Lady’s Loss of life in Highway Rage Capturing
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Armstrong stopped to compose himself throughout his remarks and, after an extended pause the place he choked again tears, he continued.
“When you will have kids, you perceive. You perceive if you’re children depart dwelling, you count on them to return protected. And so, on this second, clearly, I really feel the ache. I’m positive the complete neighborhood feels the ache. However let this be a name in to all of us, that now we have to do one thing. We now have to come back collectively as a neighborhood to maintain our youngsters protected, preserve everyone in our neighborhood protected, from all of the gun violence that every one of us are being impacted by.”
Younger, who Armstrong stated attends highschool in Oakland, was metropolis’s 109th murder of the yr.
Her mom added her personal plea for justice to the chief’s in a video shared by the OPD.
The mom of 15-year-old Shamara Younger describes her daughter as a loving one that was protecting of her siblings. She speaks out for the primary time since her daughter’s murder final evening. Hear her plea to the neighborhood to seek out her daughter’s killer. pic.twitter.com/ozeZOaFuZv
— Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) October 8, 2021
“It’s not known as snitching,” Younger’s mom stated. “It’s known as defending your metropolis.”
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Anybody with info on this case is requested to contact the Oakland
Police Murder Part at (510) 238-3821.