“I work at Highland Hospital. I see this every single day but I never imagined myself going through nothing like this,” Mohammed said. “That’s my baby girl up there.”


In the background, a voice can be heard wailing.

“This is a parent’s worse nightmare,” he said, holding back tears.

Wilson was a student at Oakland High. One of her cousins, Ebony Monroe, speaking to the Chronicle, called her “a beautiful, sweet person” who was passionate about fashion and beauty. According to Monroe, Wilson had been celebrating the birthday of a boyfriend who drowned in a lake two years ago.


She was just an innocent kid, and she didn’t deserve this, ” Monroe said. “And he did this for no reason.”

Locals at the station on Monday morning told the Chronicle they were shocked by the horrific act of violence, and that they’d never seen or heard anything like it.


“I’ve been riding from this station for more than 15 years, and nothing like this has happened,” Oakland resident Solomon Haile told the paper.