Breaking: Man shot and killed on Derby Street in Berkeley

Police are investigating the second homicide of the year on the 1800 block of Derby Street, just west of Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Police are investigating the second homicide of the year on the 1800 block of Derby Street, just west of Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Police are on the scene investigating a homicide on the 1800 block of Derby Street in Berkeley, just west of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

The police began to receive multiple calls reporting gunshots at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday night. When they arrived on the scene a man was found down on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Berkeley Police Investigation team has closed off Derby Street between MLK and Grant.

No information about the victim or possible suspects is being released at this time.


We will provide updates on this story as we get them.

The killing is Berkeley’s second homicide of the year. On Feb. 4 Zontee Jones was shot on Delaware Street just west of San Pablo Avenue. Jevon Calland has been charged with murder in that case.

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