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Oakland double shooting suspect turns himself in

on April 6, 2011

Oakland police announced today that 31-year-old Oakland resident Douglas K. Yim, Jr. surrendered himself to police in Firebaugh, California on Monday morning. Yim was wanted in connection with a shooting on April 2 that left one man dead and another wounded. Yim was turned over to Oakland authorities and the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged him with murder and attempted murder.

According to a press release from the Oakland Police Department, Yim shot the two men inside his home following an argument and then fled in his silver Honda Accord. The deceased victim has been identified as 25-year-old Dzuy Dunh Phan of Alameda. A second shooting victim, whom police have identified only as a 35-year-old El Sobrante resident, was injured but survived.

Firebaugh, located in Fresno County, is approximately 400 miles south of Oakland.


  1. Alison webber on April 9, 2011 at 9:36 am

    The community has to come together with the leaders to combat crime related cases. It is sad to see young people die in the hands of individuals who do not value life.

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