Man fatally shot near Lake Merritt identified

October 25, 2010 7:13:34 PM PDT
Police today released the name of a man killed in a shooting near Oakland's Lake Merritt on Friday night.

Samuel Green, 24, was shot at about 9 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of International Boulevard, just south of the lake.

Officers responding to reports of gunshots found Green wounded, police spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said. He was taken to Highland Hospital where he died Saturday evening.

Investigators are still looking into the circumstances of the shooting. Thomason said no arrests have been made in the case.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call the Police Department's homicide section at (510) 238-3821.


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