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.”READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
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.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
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.MORE NEWS: Teenage Programmer in East Bay Creates Internet Study-Buddy Platform for Students
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