Four people have been killed and at least 10 have been wounded in shootings in Berkeley in 2020. Last year, one person was killed and three people were wounded.
The man who was shot is expected to recover and has been charged with multiple violent felonies, police said. Viewer discretion is advised.
There was also a drive-by shooting reported on King Street, near 62nd Street, in South Berkeley last week. No one was hurt in either incident.
Patrick Demarco Scott Jr. was waiting for the bus near his Berkeley home when someone shot him repeatedly, killing him. He was on his way to see his grandmother.
The officer, Madison Albrandt, was hired by the city of Berkeley in November 2019, attended the police academy and was sworn in on May 19, 2020.
Vincent Bryant has been charged with robbery, assault on a peace officer and resisting arrest, as well as parole violation. All of the charges are listed as felonies.
Berkeley police officers shot a chain-wielding robbery suspect with a bullet and less-lethal projectiles Saturday night, sending the man to Highland Hospital with serious injuries.
Two shootings damaged multiple buildings and vehicles in broad daylight Sunday, bringing the tally of gunfire incidents in the city to 40 so far this year, authorities said.
Two women were wounded in a shooting that happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday on eastbound Highway 580 near the intersection with Highway 24.
An old friend of defendant Tony Walker said he confessed to a killing in June and had the same type of gun used in the crime just two days before the Seth Smith homicide.
Police have found no victims, but numerous vehicles appear to have been struck.
It was at least the third instance of gunfire in a single week in Berkeley, which has seen an increase in gun violence in 2020.
“We don’t lose people like that in our family,” Henderson’s cousin told Berkeleyside. “It was just like somebody had stabbed me in my heart.”