A Vallejo felon was charged this week in connection with a drive-by shooting at a crowded Berkeley park in August after he allegedly shot back when a rival gang member opened fire, according to court papers.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley's San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
Update: Berkeley Police Lt. Dave Lindenau confirmed that officers recovered multiple casings at Oregon and Park streets. There are no known victims at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
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.
Exclusive: The man who was shot and killed on Derby Street on Wednesday night was the younger brother of a man murdered by North Oakland gang members in 2009 — and had been the intended target of that shooting.
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.
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced Monday that a jury had found four defendants in the 2009 Berkeley murders of a college student who was home for the holidays, and two other bystanders who were caught in a high-speed car chase when the defendants fled from police, guilty of murder with gang enhancements.