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1 killed, 2 wounded in Oakland drive-by shooting


OAKLAND, California — Police in Oakland say a man was killed and two of his roommates wounded when someone opened fire at them from inside a car.

The Oakland Tribune reports ( ) police are still trying to confirm the name of the man killed Saturday night in East Oakland.

They believe he is a construction worker from Central America.

They say the man died at the scene. The other two victims were taken to a hospital, treated and released.

Police say the three were standing outside the home where they rent rooms when a car drove up and someone inside began shooting at them.

The killing was Oakland's 61st homicide of the year. Last year at this time there were 79 homicides in the city.

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