Police have identified a 25-year-old man who was fatally shot in East Oakland early this morning as Dawonye Taylor.Police received a call at 3:42 a.m. of a man down near the intersection of International Boulevard and 80th Avenue, Oakland police Officer Holly Joshi said.Taylor was suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene, Joshi said.
No arrests have been made in connection with the case and no suspect information was immediately available, she said.The shooting is Oakland’s 30th homicide of 2011, Joshi said.Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Police Department’s homicide unit at (510) 238-3821.
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