BART Police release video of West Oakland shooting suspect


BART Police release video of West Oakland shooting suspect

BART Police released surveillance video today of the suspect from the January 9, 2016 homicide at West Oakland Station in hopes someone from the public recognizes him.  The video released today shows the suspect inside the BART system.

Police are still following up on other leads but releasing video that shows how the suspect walks and maneuvers may help identify him. Anyone who thinks they know who the suspect is or has any information about the homicide is encouraged to call BART Police.

BART is offering a reward of up to $10,000.00 through Oakland Crime Stoppers for any information that may help lead to an arrest.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6’0” to 6’4” tall, with a bald/shaved/or close cut hair style, slim build, and was wearing a green hooded jacket with beige, construction-style boots.

The monetary reward will be provided if a tip leads to an arrest of the murder suspect.

On Saturday, January 9, 2016 at approximately 7:40 pm, 19-year-old Hispanic male victim Carlos Romero was fatally shot multiple times on a BART train stopped at West Oakland Station.

The direct number for leaving an anonymous tip is 510-464-7011. BART investigators can also be reached at 510-464-7040; Oakland Crime Stoppers can be reached at 510-777-8572.