In the early hours of Friday morning, one person was sent to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after a group opened fire on men attempting to break into a business in Oakland.


Local business owners in the area expressed growing concern over the escalating violence.

Evidence markers, indicating where dozens of rounds were fired, greeted shop owners on Friday morning along Webster Street in downtown Oakland, following the aftermath of a shooting that occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m.

According to neighbors, at least two men made repeated attempts to break into a smoke shop. During their last attempt, another group arrived, sparking a gun battle with the intruders. The motive behind the confrontation remains unknown.