Teen Shot Dead In Front Of Oakland Home Identified As High School Basketball Player

Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:

OAKLAND (CBS SF) - A teenager who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Sunday night was identified by an Oakland Unified School District spokesman Tuesday as 17-year-old Castlemont High School senior.

School district spokesman Troy Flint said Clayborn played on Castlemont’s basketball team and was described by staff as “extremely well-liked and a popular and beloved student.”

Oakland police said the shooting occurred in the 8600 block of Dowling Street at about 10 p.m. Sunday. They said a second male was also shot but is expected to survive.

Flint said the shooting happened in front of Clayborn’s home.

He said Clayborn previously attended Berkeley High School and transferred to Castlemont at the beginning of the current school year last August.

Clayborn was scheduled to graduate from Castlemont this spring, Flint said.

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