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Witnesses step forward in Nakano killing, police say

Original post made on Jun 21, 2013

Oakland police say several witnesses have come forward in the investigation of the death of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton who was shot and killed June 12 in Oakland.

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Posted by Lisa
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:07 pm

This is absolutely amazing and I am so unbelievably grateful and happy that individuals finally had the decency to step forward, even if it took this amount of money. Aya and his entire family deserve justice and this brings us one step closer to catching those sick individuals who so senselessly took the life of an incredible friend, son, cousin, nephew, and grandson.


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Posted by Chris
a resident of Menlo Park: Felton Gables
on Jun 22, 2013 at 6:32 pm

I hope the killers of this fine young man are found and locked up for years--even if they turn out to be teenagers.


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Posted by Justice for Aya
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Reward of $35,000 (All tips will remain confidential!)
Justice for Aya Nakano!
To the community, please help us apprehend these criminals. Follow-up & keep Aya's story alive! The criminals cannot be left out on the streets prowling on innocent victims!
Summary of incident:
WHEN: June 12, 2013 at approximately 10:57 PM
WHERE: 5800 block of Market Street corner of Stanford Ave. Oakland, CA (facing southbound in the vicinity of Trung Hand Car Wash & ASA Liquor Store)
Aya was driving back to his home from the Cal Rec Center, when his silver Jeep Cherokee was rear-ended by the suspect vehicle driven by 2 occupants. The occupants in the sedan fatally shot Aya.
The suspect vehicle is described as a newer, silver 4-door sedan with a possible front-end damage.
There is a $35,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Please call:
CRIME STOPPERS 1800-222-TIPS
(510)777-8572
Oakland PD Homicide (510)238-3821
E-mail: oaklandhomicide@oaklandnet.com