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Anthony Medearis fatally shot in Berkeley on Eighth Street

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Police have identified a man who was fatally shot in Berkeley on Sunday evening as 22-year-old Anthony Medearis. Officers responded to the scene of the shooting in the 1400 block of Eighth Street on Sunday at about 5:45 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police located Medearis, a Berkeley resident, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Medearis was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, police said. While police were responding to the scene, they received information regarding a possible suspect near Eighth and Page streets, police said. Police canvassed the area for evidence but did not detain any suspects. The homicide remains under investigation.

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