BERKELEY -- A man was shot and killed in Berkeley on Sunday, the city's fourth homicide of the year, police said.

Police received reports of gunshots in the 1400 block of 8th Street in West Berkeley around 5:45 p.m., said Officer Jennifer Coats.

The man was found lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds, Coats said. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

His name and age were not available. No arrests have been made. The homicide is the city's fourth this year. On Aug. 1, 24-year-old Dustin Bynum of Berkeley was fatally shot in the 1800 block of San Pablo Avenue.

Contact David DeBolt at ddebolt@bayareanewsgroup.com or 51-262-2728.




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