Update, Aug. 4: A man shot late Wednesday night near his home in the 1500 block of 80th Avenue in East Oakland was identified as Ahmad Belton, 43.

OAKLAND -- A man was shot dead in East Oakland in the city's 57th homicide of the year, police said Thursday.

The man was found lying on the sidewalk on the 1500 block of 80th Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police received reports that an unknown number of suspects fired multiple rounds at the man. No arrests have been made.

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