Shooting at Lake Merritt in Oakland: '1 dead and 3 hurt' as gunfire erupts at Juneteenth parade in California

A JUNETEENTH celebration in Oakland ended in bloodshed, with one person dead and numerous others wounded by gunshots.

At around 6:25pm, cops say gunfire rang out as over 1,000 people amassed to enjoy the newly minted federal holiday.

Oakland police confirmed of of the four people were shot died.

The victim had been rushed to a hospital but was later pronounced dead.

There was fifth person who was injured, but didn't get shot, KGO reported.

The festivities drew a crowd of around 1000 people to the area to partake in Juneteenth.

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