BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) - A man shot in the head Friday afternoon at Berkeley's People's Park has died, University of California at Berkeley Police said.
The suspect remains at large after fleeing in a car, police said.
Officers arrived at the scene of 2556 Haste Street at 2:40 p.m. to investigate the shooting. Officers discovered a man was shot by a male suspect. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
Officials said neither the victim nor the gunman are affiliated with the campus, although the park is on campus property.
Police did not give a suspect description nor did they release any information about the vehicle he allegedly fled in.
Police believe the shooting was not a random act and are asking anyone with any information about the incident to contact the police.
Bay City News contributed to this report.
UPDATE: Man shot in the head at People’s Park, a @UCBerkeley property, has died, per @UCPD_Cal. Assailant took off in a car. Neither victim nor shooter are affiliated with the campus pic.twitter.com/0uSa8VN11F— Henry K. Lee (@henrykleeKTVU) April 27, 2019