September 20, 2022

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today called on anyone with information about two shootings in Oakland, including the shooting of two Muslim men near a mosque, to contact the Oakland Police Department.

Oakland police are investigating a Monday evening shooting that left two people dead and one wounded. Two Muslims were killed in an area right around the corner of a mosque where they had been attending evening prayers just 45 minutes earlier. A teenage boy was also reportedly shot at the same location but is expected to survive. Police have not released any suspect information as of yet.

Oakland police can be contacted at (510) 777-8572.

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“We are deeply saddened by these horrific murders and urge anyone in the community with information to immediately contact Oakland Police,” said CAIR-SFBA Executive Director Zahra Billoo. “We urge police to be swift and thorough in their investigation.”