A well-known Bay Area rapper was killed in a shooting in East Oakland Monday night.
37-year-old Dominic Newton, who went by the stage name “The Jacka,” was shot by an unidentified gunman along MacArthur Boulevard by 94th Avenue at about 8:14 p.m. Monday.
Oakland Police said officers were in the area at the time when they heard gunshots. Patrol units arrived and found a man later identified as Newton suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.