OAKLAND -- A 34-year-old man fatally shot Sunday outside his East Oakland home was identified by police Tuesday as Sylvester Harris.

Harris was shot about 3 p.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of 47th Avenue by a gunman who fled on foot. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Officer Nick Calonge said Tuesday that so far police have not established a motive for the shooting and no arrests have been made.

The killing was Oakland's 36th homicide of the year. Last year at this time there were 44 homicides in Oakland.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the killer. Those with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.




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