OAKLAND -- A man possibly linked to an Oakland home invasion robbery was fatally shot Sunday morning by an Alameda County sheriff's deputy, police said.

Neither the name of the man killed nor the name of the deputy who shot him were released.

The shooting happened about 5:50 a.m. in a yard in the 10500 block of Acalanes Drive in East Oakland.

No one else was injured.

Police said officers attempted to stop the man's 2001 silver Volvo just before 4 a.m. in the area of 55th and Fairfax avenues, but the man failed to stop the car.

Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said Oakland officers briefly chased the Volvo but lost it.

The Volvo was spotted later at 105th and Edes avenues, but the man got out of the vehicle and ran into nearby yards. Police set up a perimeter and the deputy and his police dog responded to assist in the search, she noted.

What happened next is not clear, but the deputy shot the man in a yard, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating what prompted the deputy to shoot the man.

Police initially tried to stop the Volvo, which was used by several suspects in a home invasion robbery July 12, in the 4700 block of MacArthur Boulevard where a resident was pistol whipped, police said.

The officer-involved shooting is being investigated by Oakland police, the Alameda County District Attorney's office and the Sheriff's Office. The deputy is on paid administrative leave.


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Staff writer Kristin J. Bender contributed to this report.