Man wanted for Oakland March 2023 homicide arrested in Antioch

U.S. Marshals assist

By Oakland Police Department

The Oakland Police Department (OPD) has arrested Malik Jelks of Oakland for the homicide of Jemilen Enoch. The incident occurred on March 19, 2023, in the 1000 block of 82nd Avenue.

Thanks to the tireless and collaborative efforts of OPD Homicide Investigators and the US Marshals, Jelks was safely taken into custody on Monday in Antioch. 

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged Jelks for his involvement in the crime.

According to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department of August 31, 5-foot-7-inch, 130-pound suspect is in custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter and has a plea hearing scheduled for Sept. 6 at 9:00 AM in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse Dept. 112 in Oakland. Jelks’ bail is set at $200,000.

The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred on March 19, 2023, in the 1000 block of 82nd Avenue, just before 9:30 PM. When officers arrived, they located a victim who had sustained a gunshot wound(s). Oakland Fire Department personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Investigators from the OPD Homicide Section responded to the scene to take over the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.

Allen D. Payton contributed to this report.

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