FBI San Francisco
San Francisco Media Office
July 17, 2018

FBI and Oakland Police Department Offer $30,000 Reward for Information

Oakland Homicide Task Force Seeks Public’s Help in Solving Local Murder

OAKLAND—Today, Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) Bertram Fairries of the San Francisco Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Homicide Investigator Michael Jaeger of the Oakland Police Department (OPD) asked for the public’s help in solving the murder of Patrick Scott, Jr. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for Patrick Scott, Jr.’s death, and Oakland Crime Stoppers has offered an additional reward up to $10,000 for information.

On the morning of February 3, 2018, Patrick Scott Jr., 27 years old, was waiting at the bus stop at 62nd Street and Market Street in Oakland, California, to go to his grandmother’s house. An unknown person approached him and fired multiple shots, fatally striking him.

“We need the public’s help. Someone can help us identify the shooter who took Patrick’s life that morning,” said FBI ASAC Bertram Fairries. “The FBI is committed to assisting Oakland with this case. We will not allow our community to be terrorized by violence in our streets.”

Oakland Police Chief Anne E. Kirkpatrick said, “We will continue our efforts with our law enforcement partners and ask for community assistance to help us solve this case. Together, let us bring closure to the families of violent crime by identifying and arresting those responsible.”

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Oakland, California Police Department Homicide section at 510-238-3821 or the FBI San Francisco Division at 415-553-7400.

For media inquiries, please contact the Oakland Police Department at (510) 238-7230 or OPDMEdia@oaklandnet.com or the FBI San Francisco Media Office at media.sf@fbi.gov