Two Tongan brothers shot, killed in Oakland, US

Police are investigating after two Tongan men were fatally shot early Sunday morning near Oakland’s Laurel District.

‘Atiai and Suiti Mēsui. Photo/Facebook

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 1:55 a.m. to the 3700 block of High Street, according to a release from Oakland police, Oakland media reported.

The brothers’ family have shared the sad news to Facebook this morning.

They have been identified as ‘Atiai and Suiti Mēsui.

The two men, ages 21 and 26, were found with gunshot wounds and officers provided aid to the victims until emergency crews arrived.

Both men died at the scene, police said.

About The Author

Sometimes when a business is growing, it needs a little help.

Right now Kaniva News provides a free, politically independent, bilingual news service for readers around the world that is absolutely unique. We are the largest New Zealand-based Tongan news service, and our stories reach Tongans  wherever they are round the world. But as we grow, there are increased demands on Kaniva News for translation into Tongan on our social media accounts and for the costs associated with expansion. We believe it is important for Tongans to have their own voice and for Tongans to preserve their language, customs and heritage. That is something to which we are strongly committed. That’s why we are asking you to consider sponsoring our work and helping to preserve a uniquely Tongan point of view for our readers and listeners.


Latest news

Related news