Investigators are sealing off an area of hillside off Grizzly Peak Road in Tilden Park Sunday after passersby reported seeing someone roll a body wrapped in plastic off the side of the road.
Oakland police said in a statement Monday that officers located a wounded man just after 7:15 p.m. on Grizzly Peak Boulevard about a quarter mile from the Tilden Park Steam Trains. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The victim had apparently been shot in the head. The deceased’s identity is not being released while family is notified.
Homicide investigators from Oakland PD were on scene Sunday along with detectives from Berkeley PD and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.
We’ll have more on this story as additional details come to light.