Quinn Boyer, South Bay paramedic shot in the head in Oakland on Tuesday, has died

OAKLAND, Calif.

Santa Clara County Ambulance, where Boyer had worked as a paramedic since 2011, issued a statement saying, "Our hearts are heavy with emotion and we certainly want to extend our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends as they cope with this loss."

Oakland police are still in need of any additional witnesses who could offer tips as they search for a suspect and a motive. Oakland Police Sgt. Arturo Bautista says witnesses and clues on that stretch of Keller Avenue have been few. "It was in the middle of the day and it's in an area where there is not a lot of foot traffic at all," he said.

(Photo of Quinn Boyer courtesy of Angie Perez)

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