December 24, 2006

Two Dead and Six Wounded in Shooting at San Leandro Bar

Daniel Camarillo, a 23-year-old man from Union City and Ruby Vega, a 26-year-old woman from Hayward, were shot and killed outside the Lucky Star Lounge early Saturday, December 23, 2006. The shooting occured after an argument between two groups of people. One group was at the bar for a birthday party. A person involved in the argument left and when he returned, he opened fire on a group of people outside the bar. Six people were also wounded and all are expected to survive.

According to Bay City News, "police are looking for an Asian man, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and in his 20s, who may have played a role in the shooting."

These were the third and fourth homicides in San Leandro in 2006.

Coverage also in the Daily Review, Bay City News, and San Francisco Chronicle.

The Lucky Star Lounge is located at 2090 Doolittle Drive near the intersection with Marina Boulevard.

Update: Johnny Deneng, 21, of Oakley, was arrested on December 24, 2006, at the hospital where he was recovering from injuries suffered at the scene of the shooting. According to police, Deneng was subdued by a group of people after his gun jammed. Police initially believed that he had been a victim.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at December 24, 2006 4:23 PM | TrackBack
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