Man found fatally shot near hills recreation area

ORINDA — A man was found fatally shot outside a recreation area Sunday, authorities said.

Oakland police said officers responded just after 7 pm to the 3900 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard, about three-quarters of a mile north of Fish Ranch Road, and found the body on land just west of the Siesta Valley Recreation Area, an East Bay Municipal Utility District-managed watershed property.

Homicide investigators responded to the area to begin an investigation.

Police said an identity was being withheld in the case, which is the 41st homicide under investigation by Oakland police this year. At this time last year, the department had investigated 49 homicides.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of suspects. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

Check back for updates.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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