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Young man fatally shot in North Fair Oaks

Deputies have launched homicide investigation and are asking the public for help

A 22-year-old man died of apparent gunshot wounds in North Fair Oaks on March 2, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Around 11:30 p.m. on March 2, the Sheriff's Office received a call that shots had been fired in the 400 block of 5th Avenue in North Fair Oaks, according to the Sheriff's Office.

When they arrived, they found a young man with apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics responded and confirmed the man was deceased, according to a press statement.

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office identified the man who died as Andrew Michael Pohahau. The Sheriff's Office has identified him as a 22-year-old of Polynesian descent.

The motive and the suspect are still under investigation. Detectives are working with the county's crime lab to process the crime scene and have initiated a homicide investigation.

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People are advised to avoid the area of 5th Avenue between Middlefield Road and Park Road.

Anyone who may have heard or seen anything related to the crime is encouraged to contact Detective Boragno at 650-363-4064 or [email protected] They can also call an anonymous tip line at 1-800-547-2700.

The Sheriff's Office also released a video on Facebook regarding the incident available here.

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Young man fatally shot in North Fair Oaks

Deputies have launched homicide investigation and are asking the public for help

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Uploaded: Wed, Mar 3, 2021, 11:41 am

A 22-year-old man died of apparent gunshot wounds in North Fair Oaks on March 2, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Around 11:30 p.m. on March 2, the Sheriff's Office received a call that shots had been fired in the 400 block of 5th Avenue in North Fair Oaks, according to the Sheriff's Office.

When they arrived, they found a young man with apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics responded and confirmed the man was deceased, according to a press statement.

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office identified the man who died as Andrew Michael Pohahau. The Sheriff's Office has identified him as a 22-year-old of Polynesian descent.

The motive and the suspect are still under investigation. Detectives are working with the county's crime lab to process the crime scene and have initiated a homicide investigation.

People are advised to avoid the area of 5th Avenue between Middlefield Road and Park Road.

Anyone who may have heard or seen anything related to the crime is encouraged to contact Detective Boragno at 650-363-4064 or [email protected] They can also call an anonymous tip line at 1-800-547-2700.

The Sheriff's Office also released a video on Facebook regarding the incident available here.

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