shooting

11:15am

Wed March 6, 2013
Cops & Courts

Youth Radio: The shooting that put Oakland's First Friday event in limbo

Youth Radio explores how a shooting at First Fridays, Oakland's popular monthly street party puts its future in limbo.

3:03pm

Fri February 8, 2013
Cops & Courts

East Bay Express: On violence, Oakland, and the future of First Fridays

Courtesy of EastBayExpress.com

For all everyone's been talking about the tragic shooting at First Friday, it's worth noting that there's still a lot we don't know. We can't yet tell the extent to which this was related to First Friday itself — that is, we don't, and may never, know whether something about the event's general melee facilitated this, or whether the suspect would have killed Campbell anywhere, and that intersection and that moment just happened to be the time and place.

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