Body found near Oakland school

February 6, 2009 11:26:28 AM PST
Oakland police are investigating the deadly shooting of a man near two schools.

It happened at about 7:30 a.m. on Fontaine Street -- that's off I-580, close to King Estate Open Space Park.

Several shots were fired in the area near Howard Elementary School and the Youth Empowerment Center.

The man's body was first discovered by students who were on their way to class.

The victim has been not identified, and there is no information on a possible suspect.

This is the sixth homicide in Oakland so far this year.