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Oakland police arrest suspect in robbery and shooting

on December 2, 2010

Oakland police have arrested a man in conjunction with a shooting that took place last night, December 1st, near the 1500 block of Madison Street.

According to an Oakland Police Department press release, around 11 p.m., citizens observed two males fighting in the street and reported hearing gunshots shortly thereafter. When police arrived on the scene, a man was found injured on the ground. The 26-year-old Oakland resident was suffering gun wounds to his stomach.

Minutes afterward, Officer Ercivan Martin spotted a subject at 17th Street and Lakeside Drive who matched the suspect’s description. Martin detained the subject pending further investigation.  The subject was identified as 26-year-old Oakland resident Daniel Alem.

According to the OPD, the victim identified Alem as his assailant, and stated that Alem first tried to steal his cellphone and then shot him when an altercation ensued. The victim’s injuries are non-life-threatening and he is in stable condition.

The investigation surrounding this incident is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Robbery & Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.

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