Police identify man fatally shot near Lake Merritt in Oakland

OAKLAND (BCN) -- A man who was fatally shot near Lake Merritt in Oakland early this morning has been identified as 42-year-old Tyrone Jordan, police said.

Jordan, an Oakland resident, was shot in the 100 block of East 12th Street, next to the Americas Best Value Inn motel, shortly before 2:15 a.m., according to police.

Responding officers began administering first aid to Jordan until paramedics arrived at the scene and took him to a hospital, police said. At 2:52 a.m., he succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced dead.

No one has been arrested for the fatal shooting, according to police.

People with information about the shooting are asked to call the Oakland Police Department's homicide unit at (510) 238-3821 or the department's tip line at (510) 238-7950.

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