A young Oakland man was shot to death early Saturday outside a restaurant in west Oakland, the city's 72nd murder this year, police report.
According to a police spokesperson, 23-year-old Markel Williams, of Oakland, was shot several times in the upper torso during a large fight outside the Clam Bucket restaurant on the 1200 block of 3rd Street.
He was pronounced dead at roughly 4 a.m. at Highland Hospital following unsuccessful surgical efforts to save him, the hospital reported.
Police report that two other people were shot and moderately wounded in the incident. They were self-admitted to area hospitals.
At about 2 a.m. Saturday police responded to a fight in the Clam Bucket's parking lot and upon arrival discovered the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The spokesman reports that the restaurant was hosting a party for about 100 people when a fight broke out.
Police have not yet identified any suspects, the spokesperson said.