Emeryville Man shot, killed in North Oakland

Published On March 29, 2014 | By Rob Arias | Crime & Public Safety, News & Commentary

By Harry Harris Oakland Tribune –

A man killed in a drive-by shooting Friday evening outside a North Oakland liquor store was identified by police Saturday as Shamarr D. Owens, 27, of Emeryville.

A 24-year-old Emeryville man who was also wounded in the shooting was in critical but stable condition, and is expected to recover. His name was not released. Police said the two men were friends.

The shooting occurred about 5:31 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of 43rd Street outside a liquor store, Officer Jason Andersen said. The men were inside a car when an occupant from another vehicle began shooting at them, police said.

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is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who moved to Emeryville in 2003. A new parent in the community, he can often be seen walking his French Bulldog rescue "Fiona" around his Park Avenue District neighborhood, traversing the greenway on his bike or enjoying his favorite Emeryville small businesses. Rob's "day job" is as a creative professional.

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