Chauncey Bailey Oakland Post editor gunned down
Friends expressed shock at news that Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down this morning in downtown Oakland.
Witnesses told police a masked gunman shot a man, then fled on foot to a waiting van and drove off. Police have not released a name but sources said that Bailey, 57, was the apparent victim.
The shooting happened about 7:25 a.m. in the 1400 block of Alice Street.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said they have no motive for the killing, except that it appeared to be a deliberate attack, and no suspects have been arrested.