Oakland Mayor Announces Fund For 8-Year-Old Shooting Victim, 2 Others

CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Support funds have been set up for the families of 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine and three other people who were shot at a home in East Oakland last month, Mayor Jean Quan’s office announced Monday.

Carradine, who would have been a third-grader at Fruitvale Elementary School this fall, was killed when someone fired shots into an apartment at 3440 Wilson St. in Oakland’s Dimond district at about 11:15 p.m. on July 17.

Three other people, including two children, were wounded in the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the case.

The surviving victims of the shooting are 7-year-old Amara York, who is entering the second grade at Fruitvale Elementary School; her brother, 4-year-old Antoine York; and their grandmother, Clara Fields.

The Carradine and York families have expressed a need for assistance, according to Quan’s office.

Those who would like to help the victims’ families may mail…

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