An 18-year-old under investigation for gang-related shootings in Berkeley and on the freeway was arrested carrying an assault pistol, according to court papers.
Phone records, photos and a Honda helped police zero in on a third suspect from gang-related shootings in April, court papers show. He’s also been linked to two other gang shootings, including one on I-580, police say.
Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Two young men have now been charged with a pair of gang-related shootings in Berkeley earlier this year after a new arrest last week, according to court papers.
Two teenagers with serious gunshot injuries drove themselves to the hospital Saturday night but are expected to survive, authorities in Berkeley report.
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.
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.
A man described by authorities as a “ringleader” in West Berkeley’s Waterfront gang has been charged with two Oakland murders dating back to 2009, as well as an attempted murder.
This week, for the first time ever, Berkeley police were given carte blanche to speak openly about gang activity in town, and what can be done to help those who may be drawn to it.