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Authorities identify Garden Grove man as fatal shooting victim

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Oakland Police Department, Oakland, Calif.

A man who was fatally shot in Oakland’s Uptown district late Tuesday night was identified by police on Thursday as 32-year-old Janath Liyanage of Garden Grove.

Liyanage was shot in the 500 block of 20th Street, between Rashida Muhammad Street and San Pablo Avenue, at about 11:13 p.m. on Tuesday and was pronounced dead at a local hospital about two hours later, police said. Authorities haven’t disclosed any information about suspects or a motive in the fatal shooting.

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