Oakland man shot and killed

April 11, 2009 2:40:56 PM PDT
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 36-year-old Oakland man in the city Friday night.

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Officers responded to a shooting at 3740 Laguna Ave. at about 11:30 p.m.

Arriving officers found Michael Porcella unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound, police spokesman Jeff Thomason said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers subsequently arrested Rennie Pratt, 28, of Oakland, in connection with the shooting.

Police are encouraging anyone with information to contact the homicide section at (510) 238-3821.

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