OAKLAND — A man fatally shot Saturday morning in his bed at a long term care facility in Adams Point was recovering from gunshot wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting last September in Oakland that left another man dead, authorities confirmed.
The man killed Saturday was identified by authorities as Paris Moffett, 23, of Oakland.
Investigators have not provided a motive for the Saturday killing and are trying to determine if the two killings are related. No one has been arrested in the September shooting.
Moffett was killed about 12:53 a.m. Saturday in his room at the facility in the 300 block of MacArthur Boulevard by two men who shot him multiple times.
No staff members or other patients were injured and the shooters escaped before police arrived..Authorities said Moffett had been at the facility a few weeks.
He had previous stays at two hospitals since he was shot multiple times shortly before 6 p.m. Sept. 8 in the 300 block of 27th Street, just west of Broadway in Oakland.
Although his name was not released at the time, police said he and a man identified as Dominique Miles, 40, of San Francisco had just left a wake held at a hall in the area for a person they both knew. Moffett and Miles knew each other, police said.
Miles was sitting in a parked vehicle on the north side of 27th Street and Moffett was standing outside the vehicle when a car drove by on 27th street and someone inside began shooting at both men. Miles died later at a hospital. Moffett got his own transportation to a hospital. A motive for the shooting has not been released.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are now offering up to $10,000 in reward money in each shooting for information leading to the arrests of the suspects. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
Source:: The Mercury News