One man wounded in shooting from car in South Berkeley

The shooting occurred near the intersection of Ashby and California in south Berkeley on Saturday afternoon

One man was taken to Highland Hospital this afternoon with a non-life threatening gunshot wound after he was shot from a car that was in the vicinity of Ashby Avenue and California Street in Berkeley at around 2:30pm Saturday afternoon.

According to the Berkeley Police, the department received a first call at 2:34 pm today from people saying they had heard loud reports of gunshots.

At present it is believed there was one shooter and the police say the shots came from a blue, four-door vehicle. The victim is also believed to have been in a car at the time of the shooting. The police are currently investigating the crime and actively looking for the blue vehicle.

Anyone with any information should contact the 24-hour BPD non-emergency number of (510) 981-5900. If a community member wishes  to remain anonymous, he/she is encouraged to call the Bay Area  Crimes Stoppers (BACS) at (800)-222-TIPS (8477).