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Man fatally shot in East Oakland Feb. 28 is identified

OAKLAND — A man killed Feb. 28 in a drive-by shooting at an East Oakland gas station that left three other people wounded was identified by police Tuesday as Maurice Cooper, 27.
The two women and a man who were wounded are  still recovering.
Police have not determined a motive yet for the shooting and have not made any arrests.
The shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at a gas station in the 9700 block of Edes Avenue in the city’s Brookfield Village neighborhood.
Police said Cooper, of Oakland, and the other man wounded were standing outside a vehicle containing the two women when someone began shooting at them from a passing vehicle.  Cooper died at the scene and the others were taken to hospitals.  Police said the four knew each other.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $25,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter.  Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
 

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