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* Justin Shoemaker shot and killed while riding a dirt bike through an East Oakland

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A man who was shot and killed while riding a dirt bike through an East Oakland neighborhood Saturday afternoon was identified today as 21-year-old Justin Shoemaker of Oakland. Police said Shoemaker was shot near the intersection of 63rd and Avenal avenues at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

Shoemaker was riding a dirt bike in the area when someone opened fire on him from a passing vehicle, police said. Emergency responders transported Shoemaker to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:40 p.m. Saturday. Police haven’t released any information about a suspect, a motive or a reward in the case.

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