29-year-old shot dead in Berkeley

May 29, 2008 1:59:19 PM PDT
A 29-year-old man shot to death late Wednesday night in Berkeley was the city's seventh homicide victim this year, the Police Department announced today.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Tyler and California streets shortly after 11:30 p.m., police said.

The man was found on the sidewalk and with gunshot wounds, according to police.

Emergency personnel transported the man to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is asked to call the Berkeley Police Department at (510) 981-5741 or (510) 981-5900.