Berkeley resident fatally shot near South Berkeley border

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Update 2/4/2018 : This article has been updated to include information from the Oakland Police Department.

A Berkeley resident was fatally shot Saturday morning at the border between South Berkeley and Oakland.

The Oakland Police Department arrived on the scene at 10:50 a.m. after receiving a report of gunfire at the intersection of 63rd and Market streets and found the man with a gunshot wound.  

The man was then transported to a local hospital, where he died. According to OPD, the man’s identity is being withheld until his relatives are notified.

OPD has initiated a homicide callout, and investigators are looking into circumstances surrounding the death. The police department is asking anyone with information to contact the OPD Homicide Section at 510-238-3821 or the tip line at 510-238-7950.

Check back for updates.

Malini Ramaiyer is the city news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @malinisramaiyer.