Man Blows Himself Up With Pipe Bomb Near Oakland Health Center

A bomb squad has been called in after a man blew himself up with a pipe bomb near an Oakland neighborhood health center.

The explosion was reported at 6:26 p.m. local time in front of the San Antonio Neighborhood Health Center in Oakland, reports KGO-TV, a local ABC affiliate.

Investigators are calling the incident an apparent suicide, according to police and sheriff’s deputies.

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on its Twitter account that a bomb squad was working to secure the area.

One male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries have been reported, KGO-TV reported.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

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