EPD Weekend Nixle Alerts include Shooting at 7-Eleven, Axe Attack near Rug Depot

Published On September 16, 2018 | By Emeryville PD Media Advisory | Crime & Public Safety, News & Commentary

The Emeryville PD released two Nixle alerts on Friday. One for an assault with an axe near 40th & Hubbard, the other for a shooting in the parking lot of 7-Eleven on the corner of 40th & San Pablo Ave.

Residents can receive these alerts through email by signing up online or through their mobile device by texting your zip code to 888777.


On Friday, September 14th at approximately 5:22 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to 40th St. and Hubbard St. for a subject hitting a woman in the head with an axe. Prior to the arrival of Officers a passing motorist came to the aide of the women and provided her a ride to a nearby gas station where Officers met with her.

Officers subsequently located the subject who was identified as Christopher Jennings, 33 years of age and a resident of Oakland. Jennings was placed under arrest for the related charges and transported to jail.

The victim sustained and was treated at a local area hospital for non-life threatening wounds.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact The Emeryville Police Department Investigations Unit at 510-596-3752.


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On Friday, September 14th at approximately 10:54 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the rear parking lot of 7-Eleven for a report of shots fired and a male victim lying on the ground.

Officers located the victim and requested emergency medical crews to the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There were no arrests and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information on this incident, please contact the Emeryville Police Department (510) 596-3700.

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2 Responses to EPD Weekend Nixle Alerts include Shooting at 7-Eleven, Axe Attack near Rug Depot

  1. Mary Ann Blackwell says:

    Why do we not have officers on E bikes patrolling this area.? Those of us on bikes see this shit go down all the time in this area…They could nail it down if they had the stealth, speed, mobility E bikes offer…yeah..it’s always ‘budget constraints’….crime increase expenses…right?

    • Sarah says:

      the “constraint” is that neither California legislature nor the neighborhood think preventing crime is a priority. Clearing out the jails, preventing stereotypes and helping the homeless are what Emeryville wants to be known for. A “progressive”agenda of metered parking spots and a $50m development project and a yoga studio at the EPD were all that city council could pull together over the last 2 years. Oh yeah and firing the person that was reporting crime.

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