The family of Alex Goodwin Jr., fatally shot one year ago outside his home, has created an organization to honor him, and aims to hold its first backpack giveaway this weekend.
The janitor who was arrested in connection with a shooting in July has been charged with four felonies by the Alameda County district attorney's office, according to court papers.
Police investigators have arrested a 37-year-old janitor in connection with a shooting incident in July that damaged two homes near San Pablo Park, according to records online.
Police are particularly interested in hearing from people who live in the area shots were fired who might have security camera footage from that afternoon.
Two groups involved in an altercation shot at each other Monday afternoon near San Pablo Park, sending a bullet through a nearby resident's home.
Two groups engaged in an altercation on Burnett Street on Monday afternoon fired shots at each other, hitting residences but no people, said Berkeley police.
Relatives and friends of a slain young rap musician killed outside his home in August repeatedly asked police Sunday to help them get justice for Alex Goodwin Jr.
[Editor’s Note: Berkeleyside freelancer Delency Parham knew Alex Goodwin Jr. This story includes some of Parham’s own reflections, as a young Black man himself, on the loss.]
Twenty-two-year-old Alex Goodwin Jr. has been identified as the person who was fatally shot by San Pablo Park late Thursday night.
A car crash downed power lines and caused outages to more than 1,000 people in southwest Berkeley on Thursday night, and police say it appears drugs or alcohol may have been a contributing factor.
An Alameda man has been charged with eight felonies linked to four separate victims from a shooting in West Berkeley near San Pablo Park in August that sent one man to the hospital.
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