OAKLAND -- Police are investigating the city's 122nd homicide of the year after a man was shot and killed in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, police said.

The victim's name was not released by police. He was tentatively identified as a 49-year-old man out of Contra Costa County.

He was shot at 83rd Avenue and D Street about 3:30 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A motive has not been determined, police said.

Homicides are up in Oakland this year compared to 2011. At this time last year, there had been 105 killings in the city.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the killer. Anyone with information can call police at 510-238-3821 or a tip line at 510-773-2805 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572. Tips can also be sent anonymously via text message. Text to 888-777 and include the words TipOaklandPD.

Reach Kristin J. Bender at kbender@bayareanewgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/kjbender.



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