He was 22-year-old Berkeley resident Anthony Medearis, according to police.
Police so far have released few details about the crime or possible suspects.
After the shooting on Sunday, police said they began receiving reports at 5:43 p.m. of multiple gunshots in the 1400 block of 8th Street.
Responding officers fond the victim near 8th and Page Street, police said. He was transported by the Berkeley Fire Department to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to Officer Jennifer Coats.
Berkeley police urge anyone who may know about this crime to call the Homicide Detail at 510-981-5741 or the 24-hour non-emergency number of 510-981-5900. Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous can call Bay Area Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).