Editor’s note: On Wednesday, Jan. 1, the Oakland Police Department said via Twitter that “the Oakland Police have arrested 2 suspects so far in connection with yesterday’s homicide that occurred in the 2000 block of Mountain Blvd. No further information will be released at this time. The investigation continues.”
Police confirmed a man died after he tried to stop a suspect from taking his laptop Tuesday in Oakland’s Montclair district. The theft occurred in the 2000 block of Mountain Boulevard shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police said.
The man was listed in critical condition following his efforts to stop the suspect. Later in the day police said that the man died.
Oakland police said they’re still investigating the crime and ask that anyone who witnessed it to call them at (510) 238-3455.