OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Homicide investigators asked for the public’s help in locating the suspect who murdered Brandon Pakeman in 2017.

Oakland police said Pakeman’s body was discovered by officers after they responded to a ShotSpotter activation at around 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2017 in the 1200 block of 8th St.

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He had suffered from several gunshot wounds and was declared dead at the scene.

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Pakeman, who was 20 at the time of his death, was a graduate of Kipp Collegiate High School in San Lorenzo and was attending Chabot College.

In a statement released by Oakland police, his family said: “He wasn’t a part of any gang activity. He loved basketball, baseball and football. Brandon was a good kid and meant the world to his family. He had hopes of traveling the world, particularly to Africa to study his roots.”

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If you know anything about this case, you can call the Oakland Police Homicide Section at 510-238-3821.