Investigations into back-to-back gang-related shootings on the same mid-April night have led to felony charges against two young men in Berkeley and Richmond, according to police.
A driver who tried to walk away from a traffic stop in South Berkeley was arrested Wednesday night after punching a police officer, authorities report.
No victims were found in either of two nearby locations where shell casings were found.
A man was shot Friday night in South Berkeley, authorities report, but he is expected to survive.
Two weeks after the trial began, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found Anthony Durant guilty of gunning down his childhood friend Christian Sheppard during a dice game in South Berkeley in 2015.
Berkeley police handled two significant incidents over the weekend involving gunfire, one that sent a man to the hospital and another that led to the arrest of three 18-year-olds.
The father of two who was fatally shot Tuesday night in South Berkeley had been playing dice with the man who has been charged with killing him after emptying 16 rounds from a semiautomatic handgun into his body, according to court documents released Friday.
A purloined diamond ring, a fire on University, a shooting on Russell, alleged robbers arrested and more, in this week's crime blotter. See what happened in your neighborhood.
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After several high-profile raids around Berkeley and Oakland on Thursday morning, authorities have announced the arrest of a second man who had been wanted in connection with a double shooting in Berkeley earlier this month.