Oakland police seeking information about shooting suspect

on April 3, 2011

The Oakland Police Department is seeking information about the whereabouts of 31-year-old Oakland resident Douglas K. Yim, Jr. in connection with a shooting on Saturday evening that left one man dead and another wounded. The names of the shooting victims have not been publicly released.

According to an OPD press release issued on Sunday, at about 5:30 pm on April 2 police officers were called to Yim’s residence on the 3100 block of Herriott Avenue in Oakland. One shooting victim was found dead at the scene, and police later learned of a second victim who had been wounded in the same incident. According to the press release, investigators believe that Yim shot both men and fled. The OPD describes Yim as a 6 foot tall, 205-pound Asian male with black hair, black eyes, and prescription glasses. He is believed to be driving his 2009 silver 4-door Honda Accord with the California license plate number 6HWU861.

According to the OPD, Yim is considered armed and dangerous and anyone who sees him is asked to call 911. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the department’s Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
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