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.