Teen brain dead after shooting

September 2, 2009 8:24:20 AM PDT
A shooting in Oakland early Wednesday morning left a 15-year-old boy on life support, police spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said.

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The shooting was reported at 12:08 a.m. at 2515 Foothill Blvd.

Officers arrived to find the teen suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a hospital where he was declared brain dead, Thomason said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Police Department's homicide division at (510) 238-3821.

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