NEWARK — One man died and one other suffered severe harm after a weekend stabbing incident police are investigating as a murder, authorities stated.
In a press release Sunday afternoon, police stated officers responded simply earlier than 7:30 p.m. Saturday to a report of gunfire alongside the 37000 block of Oak Avenue.
When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive man affected by seemingly stab wounds. Regardless of life-saving measures from first responders, the person was pronounced lifeless on the scene. The person’s identification was withheld, pending next-of-kin notification by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Workplace coroner’s bureau.
Officers additionally positioned a 42-year-old Newark man on the scene. That man was taken to a hospital for therapy of serious harm, and was later listed in steady situation.
Police didn’t share the character of any relationship between him and the lifeless man. A metropolis spokesperson didn’t instantly return calls asking for extra details about the incident.
Police stated they’re investigating the incident as a murder, and that anybody with data could name Newark police investigations unit Det. Yama Homayoun at 510-578-4920 or e-mail Yama.Homayoun@newark.org or name an nameless tip line at 510-578-4965.
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.