110 OAKLAND HOMICIDES 2009 In 2009, 110 people died at the hands of another person in Oakland. st Two of these deaths are Av e. Ave. being investigated by the BART police force. Of the 108 homicides being investigated by the Oakland Police Department, 100 were E. 8th St Av e. classiﬁed as murders. Not all homicides are . deﬁned as murders. The 2009 list includes Lovelle Mixon, who was shot dead by police after fatally shooting four ofﬁcers.