Oakland: Man shot in leg in East Oakland neighborhood

OAKLAND — A man was in stable condition at a hospital after he was shot in the leg Tuesday afternoon in an East Oakland neighborhood, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 2:10 p.m. in the 4200 block of International Boulevard near the city’s Fruitvale district near a fast food restaurant.

The shooter, a male, fled on foot before police got to the scene. Investigators did not share a detailed description of a suspect or an associated vehicle.

A motive for the shooting is under investigation.

Streets in the area were shut down while police investigated.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

Staff writer George Kelly contributed to this report.